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    Set of World War I German Machine Gunner's Body Armor 4 piece heavy iron set used by German troops in exposed positions, such as sentries and machine gunners. It hung from the shoulders to protect the chest and abdomen. Steel is in very good condition, retaining much of its original finish showing surface blemishes only, no rust. The replaced canvas straps are partially detached , retains 4 original gray felt pads. Very nice example of this scarce, and somewhat archaic, piece of German WW I military equipment.

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    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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