~ 1942 Trench Art 40mm Bofors Shell Case Engraved C S Pacific 1945 ~
The shell case is lightly engraved with an anchor surrounded by laurel wreaths, topped by a naval crown.
Underneath C S Pacific 1945 is engraved.
The shell case is from a 1942 Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft round.
CS Pacific was a cable ship registered in Copenhagen, Denmark owned by the Great Northern Telegraph Company. The steel vessel was built in 1903 in the shipyards of Burmeister & Wain and delivered that year for the purpose of laying and repairing submarine cable in the Far East networks. She was scrapped in 1950 after serving in both world wars.
~ Condition ~
All in good order, the engraving is quite light.
~ Dimensions ~
The shell case is 17.5 cm (7 inches) tall and weighs 0.63 Kg.