Named WWI Trench Art Letter Opener with DeHavilland 4 (DH-4) Representation
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ARTIFACT: This is a great named World War I trench art letter opener showing an engraved representation of a DeHavilland 4 airplane, the sole US-manufactured airplane to participate in the Great War. The opener is in the “bottle opener” style with a large claw at one end. The handle end bears the original owner’s name: N.C. WOOD. A shell makes up the opener's handle, and the bullet proper holds the blade.
VINTAGE: Circa World War I.
SIZE: Approximately 7-3/4” in length by 2-1/2” in width.
MARKINGS: N.C. WOOD on handle.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI trench art collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-RLB-VABEX3/08 LBFEX5/14 SLBBEX5/16 hfta00004dh-CON
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The opener has some tarnish and small spots of light to medium wear.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.