This shell is a piece of Trench Art from WWI. It is a US M1917 Shell that has been decorated with numerous Brass Badges and Buttons.
Mainly American and Canadian emblems. There are also other unidentified emblems. The shell is covered in emblems. This is a ONE of a KIND item, similar to the popular Hate Belts assemblied by Allied Soldiers during WWI. Please see photo's for condition.This would make a wonderful addition to your WWI Helmet Collection. Check out my other items. The item "WWI US Army AEF M1917 Helmet Shell withCustomized Trench Art Buttons & Badges RARE" is in sale since Thursday, March 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.