Items in Trench Art Category
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Australian World War 1 Identity Disk – E.J. Stanley 2973

Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk made from an old head British Queen Victoria penny. Reverse has been skimmed off and engraved with ‘wiggle work’ to read: 2973 E.J. Stanley 7th. 57th. A.I.F. R.C. Edmund John

Australian World War 1 Identity Disk – M. Farrel 1696

Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk made from an 1855 French 10 centimes. Reverse has been skimmed off and stamped with letter punches to read: 1696 M. FARREL 2. PIONEERS BATT AIF RC Disk was purchased

Australian World War 1 Identity Disk – W.J. Cronk 3419

Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk that appears to have been made from a blank official WW1 red fibre ID disk. One side has been crudely scratched with: 1696 3413 W.J. Cronk CE 9LH Disk was

Australian World War 1 Identity Tag – L.V. Strickland 6247

Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity tag in the shape of Australia, made from aluminium and engraved on one side with “wiggle work”. Item is 50mm wide and 45mm high and pierced on both sides, perhaps for

Australian World War 1 Love Token – From Fred to Kitty

Click image to enlarge An interesting Australian love token or forget-me-not penny that most likely dates to World War 1 and originates in South Australia. It is crudely made from a George penny, silvered with attached loop. The reverse has

Australian World War 1 Love Token – FROM JOE TO ELIZA FORGET ME NOT

Click image to enlarge An interesting Australian love token or forget-me-not penny that most likely dates to World War 1 and originates in South Australia. It is crudely made from a British Penny of Queen Victoria penny (bun head portrait,

Australian World War 1 Love Token – To Martie From Fred

Click image to enlarge An interesting Australian love token or forget-me-not penny that most likely dates to World War 1 and originates in South Australia. It is crudely made from a George V penny with the reverse skimmed off and

Australian World War 1 Love Token – To Muriel from Bugler Louie

Click image to enlarge An interesting Australian love token or forget-me-not penny that most likely dates to World War 1 and originates in South Australia. It is crudely made from a high grade George V penny with the reverse planed

Australian WW2 Rising Sun in Shell

Australian Rising Sun Insignia in Shell d the wreath is the legend PRESENTED BY H.S. DUNN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Australian rising sun insignia carved in shell. Insignia in ornate surround. Hard to date and likely purchased by a soldier as a

To Mother from Gordon – WW1 Love Token on Egypt 5 Quirsh

Click image to enlarge Beautifully “wiggle” worked love token on a Heaton Mint struck silver Egypt 5 Quirsh KM#308 (1910-1913) with attached loop. The side of the coin that formerly included the date and denomination has been completely skimmed and