C007790 ITALIAN WW1 CALTROP/SPIKES.
They are historically a development of the Caltrop, with anti-cavalry and anti-personnel versions being used as early as 331 BC by Darius III against Alexander the Great at the Battle of Gaugamela in Persia. During WW1 there set up booby traps on small roads or mountain tracks by soldiers or thrown from an airplane. They have the characteristic of having four points so that even when thrown in the air there is always the point upwards ready to hurt a soldier or a horse or a mule. This group of three measure approximately 14cm across. No markings. Heavy oxidation. Most probably Italian WW1.
GRADE **3/4 PRICE $159.00
To Order this item, please use one of the two e-mail addresses below to contact us. Please make sure to quote the item number in your e-mail
MILITARIA WANTED! If you have items for sale, please contact us. We specialize in selling single pieces and entire collections. Over 3 decades in the business and we do all the work for you. Get the best return for your investment.
-E-Mail Address firstname.lastname@example.org Or email@example.com
To return to the main page please CLICK below
HOME (CLICK HERE)