Interesting SS PW "Trench Art" Cigarette Case from 1945 Burgau, Germany
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Interesting SS PW "Trench Art" Cigarette Case from 1945 Burgau, Germany

Code: gmnpg20004cta

$575.00

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ARTIFACT: Interesting SS (Schutzstaffel) Prisoner of War (PW) "Trench Art" Cigarette Case from 1945. Apparently the allies set up a POW Camp at Burgau, Germany, probably using the original German facilities that were a sub-camp of nearby Dachau, the SS was Hitler's unit of elite security guards. The aluminum hinged-lid reads: "P.W CAMP 100" with "SS" emblem and "1945", "BURGAU", and "GERMANY" on the sides of the case.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945

SIZE: Approximately 3 ½" x 3"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Aluminum.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "P.W CAMP 100", "SS" emblem, "1945", "BURGAU", and "GERMANY"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a German "Trench Art" collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX15 LFGEX6/15 SLEGEX4/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The cigarette case shows minor to moderate wear, overall excellent condition.

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