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Offline Dave W

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Auckland War Memorial Museum WW1 items
« on: April 13, 2018, 11:29:51 AM »
A number of WW1 items found their way to New Zealand after the war and survive to this day in museums and collections. The Auckland War Memorial Museum has a valuable collection of military exhibits and among its WW1 artifacts are the items illustrated below.

This machine gun is believed to be a war prize for famed Kiwi fighter pilot Keith "Grid" Caldwell
A 4.5 inch NZ howitzer

A NZ Mounted Rifles trooper and horse offer detail for modellers

A WW1 pilot's leather flying coat for the figure painters

A Wotan propeller from a Siemens Schuckert D.III[

Prop assortment for Avro 504k SE5a and Nieuport 17
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Re: Auckland War Memorial Museum WW1 items
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2018, 11:41:15 AM »
Cool pix , thank you.
I thought they had a Becker cannon down there...