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: N256.10

: Militaria

: amulet

: From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 13. Cross of copper from a german shell, made and worn as a mascot by a Belgian soldier in the war. 1917 Small crucifx cut from copper sheet, with short arms. Engraved down the cross, 17 ARRAS, with the first A of Arras in WAR engraved across the arms. Small rounded shape on top, pierced for suspension, with length of linen tape.

On Display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Temporary Exhibition Gallery 1

: World War I

: 1914-1918