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WW1 Zeppelin Souvenir


Orginally sold by the British Red Cross to help wounded troops in the trenches. This is a small length of steel wire from the first German Zeppelin Airship SL11 brought down at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, September 3rd, 1916 by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson VC of 39 Home Defence Squadron RFC. Comes in the original paper envelope printed with full details of the contents. Also comes with the original paper Red Cross pin flag given to the buyer to show support for the fund. Finally, being sold with this item is a period postcard showing the Zeppelin being shot down in flames. Excellent item. Stock code M16540.