CIGARETTE CASE – featuring an Iron Cross and “Verdun 1916
This is a brass-toned cigarette case.
The obverse features an Iron Cross and “Verdun 1916.” The overall exterior is dimpled. The engraving is clearly homemade. The case’s opposite side has the owner’s name, Walter Wahl, who served at Verdun in 1916. The case’s closing device does not operate properly.
It is a prime example of trench art.