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WWI Dead Man's Penny Plaque, Oak and Oak Leaves Frame.

  • NZ$36800

"The Dead Man's Penny" as this was called - the bronze commemorative plaque of a soldier's death sent to his family, World War One period. The medallion is for George William Waters. (There was a soldier of this name from the South Island, New Zealand, killed in 1918).
Large plaque, measuring 12 cm diameter, designed by Edward Carter Preston. This one is mounted in a very nice oak shield, with a chip-carved background and the oak leaves of Victory carved underneath and at the top points. Total shield measurement is 38 cm by 27 cm. It is in excellent condition.

Item C16846

Shipping:     NZ: $18.00     Australia: $34.00.     Rest of World: $78.00

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