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    German 150mm

    I picked up this German 150 mm shell today at an local gun show. It's the biggest trench art shell I have seen or owned. The seller thought it was French but after cleaning up the base the shell revealed it's secrets.
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    The Patriarchal cross (☨) is a variant of the Christian cross, the religious symbol of Christianity. Similar to the familiar Latin cross, the patriarchal cross possesses a smaller crossbar placed above the main one so that both crossbars are near the top.
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    But I do think in this subject it is meant to be a Lorraine cross. Google Cross of Lorraine on wiki and look up symbol in France.

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    Agree even today much mystery on the cross variations.

 

 

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