Artillery shell casing

Artillery shell casing
Title
Artillery shell casing
Date 
1940-1945
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 52.1 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Brass artillery shell casing; hollow, cylindrical brass shell casing; stamped marks on base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Benjamin Rosen
Object Number 
1946.218
Marks 
stamped: bottom base: "75 F.B. WaAG60 (below Nazi eagle perched on circle enclosing swastika)/AM 349 40/LU. M 14L 40R/1
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this shell casing was found on Fermanville beach, Normandy.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group