Trophy marking British ‘victory’ in 1916 for sale at Whyte’s

Antique made from Rising artillery shell was uncovered in Islington flea market in 1987

An artillery shell from 1916, turned into a dinner gong, which was found in a London flea market and which will go under the hammer in Whyte’s, with an estimate of between €800 and €1,200, next month.

An artillery shell from 1916, turned into a dinner gong, which was found in a London flea market and which will go under the hammer in Whyte’s, with an estimate of between €800 and €1,200, next month.

An impulse purchase at a London flea market has uncovered the only known trophy made to celebrate British “victory” in the 1916 Rising.

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