Just got this from a family member.

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  1. Needs a bit of brasso & one of the buttons is missing, but I like it.
     

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  2. I like it, but how big/small is it?
     
  3. I would say its a 18 pounder wide!
     
  4. Shell base/Cap brim is a bit over 3" by dead reckoning.

    Edit:- It's one of the Kaiser's

    Head stamp

    st
    220
    OCT 1916
    POLTE MAGDEBURG
    SP187
     
  5. 77mm at the sharp end then.
     
  6. Nice
     
  7. sirbhp

    sirbhp LE Book Reviewer

    seen them on ebay but was not sure if they were Kosher or knocked out in Pakistan .
     
  8. I thought this thread was going to be about STDs
     
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  9. I'm 43 and it was around when I were a (very small) lad... Used an an ashtray for many years believe it or not.

    Doesn't preclude being a knock off of course, but if the family story of where it came from is true, then it predates "Pakistan".
     
  10. Nah. Pakistan is older than Canada :)
     
  11. The name doesn't.
     
  12. I never realised that senior officers' heads were so small.

    (Brasshats)
     

  13. It's from when people where smaller and lived by the water.
     
  14. Why would we want a thread about kids?