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German WW1 Procession of Artillery Soldiers Bronze Plaque By Ludwig Manzel

A special bronze relief plaque of a procession of German WW1 soldiers on horseback pulling an artillery carriage with other soldiers.  The bronze work is excellent showing in high detail the soldiers, their rifles and helmets, the horses and in the background of what seems to be a bombed out town with houses with missing roofs and a damaged tree.  The work is made by Karl Ludwig Manzel (1858-1936) and is signed by him L. Manzel on the lower right as well as K. Grabert. Chlg.I. on the width of the frame. Dimensions 59.4 cm x 13.5 cm / 23.38 inches x 5.31 inches 2.44 Kg / 5.37 lbs

Skoda 305 mm Model 1911 Plaque

The Škoda 305 mm Mörser Model 1911 was a siege howitzer artillery cannon produced by Škoda Works and used by the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I and by Nazi Germany in World War II after they took over the factory. This bronze plaque commemorates the production of the Skoda 30.5 cm (305 mm) howizer cannons during WW1 between 1914-1915. The back of the plaque is marked: System SkodaWerke, Pilsen.