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#1 Phantomf4

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 09:37 PM

Got these today, anyone know the history of the 496th engineers? These are very heavy brass and probably made aboard a ship out of shell casings, my grandfather used to sand cast ashtrays out of brass in WW2 on board a destroyer tender and these are similar. any help would be appreciated.

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 09:38 PM

There fairly big.

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