Extremely Rare WWII Stalag Luft 1 Camp-Made POW Wing
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Extremely Rare WWII Stalag Luft 1 Camp-Made POW Wing

Code: afw20010slw


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Extremely rare WWII Stalag Luft 1 Camp-made POW wing. This example was made by an Allied airman Prisoner of War at Stalag-Luft 1, a Nazi Prison Camp in Barth, Germany. The wing was cast in lead from cigarette and gum packaging. A shield shape in the center reads: "POW STALAG LUFT 1" in the center with a parachute above and centered within nicely detailed wings.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8" x 1-3/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Lead cast from cigarette and gum packaging.

ATTACHMENT: Two loops/lugs with retaining pin.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVFGEX TRCEJX16 LFGEX5/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The wing shows moderate wear, light verdigris on pin, overall handsome patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.