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Framed Collage of Artifacts from the L-31 Zeppelin

Framed Collage of Artifacts from the L-31 Zeppelin

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Delve into the dramatic history of Germany's renowned Navy Zeppelin, the L-31, with this remarkable Framed Collage of Artifacts. Shot down over England during World War I, the L-31 met its fate on 2 October 1916, under the command of Kapitänleutnant Heinrich Mathy, a distinguished figure in the Kaiserliche Marine.

Crafted from the remnants salvaged from the stricken Zeppelin, this framed collage offers a poignant glimpse into the harrowing events of that fateful day. Encased in a period frame measuring 12 x 10.5 x 1.5 (inches), the collage features a backdrop of charred wood from the gondola, symbolizing the inferno that engulfed the L-31.

Adorning the frame are artifacts including four pieces of the engine cowling and three fragments of duraluminium, meticulously preserved to honor the structural integrity of the doomed airship. The intact glass covering ensures the preservation of these historic relics for generations to come.

On the reverse, a piece of old newspaper or magazine provides a vintage backdrop, while an attached document bears the bold inscription "From 2nd Lieut. Evelyn Murry Percy Shaw," possibly the pilot responsible for downing the LZ 72.

This extraordinary Zeppelin artifact stands as a testament to the courage and sacrifice of those involved in aerial warfare during World War I. A prized addition to any collection, it is offered here as a consignment item from an esteemed collector seeking to find it a new home.

This framed collage represents a rare and significant piece of aviation history, offering collectors a unique opportunity to own artifacts from one of Germany's most famous Navy Zeppelins.

Historical Relevance:
The L-31 Zeppelin's demise marked a pivotal moment in the history of aerial warfare, highlighting the dangers faced by aircrew and the technological advancements in aviation during World War I.

Immerse yourself in the compelling narrative of the L-31 Zeppelin, from its daring missions over England to its tragic downfall at the hands of British forces. Each artifact within this framed collage serves as a tangible connection to the events of that historic day, preserving the legacy of those who served with valor and distinction.

Let this extraordinary piece of aviation memorabilia serve as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made during the tumultuous era of World War I, ensuring that the stories of the past continue to inspire and educate future generations.
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