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    Paraguay Trench Art

    Howdy Again,

    I have a specimen of trench art made from what looks to be a 75mm x 277mm x 90R, it has been shortened to 228mm. It also has prolific engraving on the side, some of which I think reads " Recuerdo Dela Guerra Paraguay 1935" with hands holding flowers over a star.

    Is this engraving referring to a person, or place, or battle please?

    Attached a pic of the headstamp also.

    Thanks,

    Regards Ozzi.
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    Any live or dug ordnance presented by me has been disposed of by EOD technicians.

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    Thanks Yoda,

    I am starting to put it together, there is a couple of pics of a French Schneider 75mm gun in that link, maybe a cart from one of these!!! Right caliber, right year.

    Could not see anywhere in this link that refers to the inscription tho.

    Anyone got an idea of the inscription, is it a place or person or maybe a battle?

    Regards Ozzi

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    Can you post a picture of this side engraving ?


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    Pics of cart. as requested.

    Regards Ozzi.
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    The basic translation is "Remember the Paraguay war 1935", or more literally, "Remember the war Paraguay 1935".

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    G-Day Darkman,

    Thanks for that.

    Are you going to Shepp for the AGM this year, if so, see ya there!

    Regards Ozzi.

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    Hi Ozzie.

    Yes will definitely be going to the AGM in Shepparton. May take Ron with me depending when he can get away (company car = free petrol).
    Look forward to meeting you.

    Cheers, Graeme

 

 

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