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Condiments Dispenser Set

From the Collection of Frankston RSL Sub Branch 183 Cranbourne Road Frankston Victoria

Description
A matching set of condiments dispensers consisting of a salt, pepper and mustard pots made from fuse fittings removed from artillery projectiles. The fuses have been modified, the salt and pepper shakers have a removable aluminium screw top for refilling and the mustard pot has the aluminium top hinged to open the pot. The removable salt and pepper shaker tops have been drilled with small diameter holes and the bottoms of all of the pieces have been sealed with a brass disc which acts as a base. These are manufactured from military hardware items and are thus classified as examples of trench art.
The fuses are marked with a scale which is used for setting the fuse timing in graduations from 0 to 55 in increments of 5 around the body of the fuse with the letter 'S' (for safe) at the midpoint of the scale.
Size
55MM H x 44MM Diam (each)
Object Registration
00482
Inscriptions & Markings
The fuses are marked with a scale "0 to 55" in increments of 5 with the letter 'S' at the midpoint.
Last updated
9 Sep 2016 at 10:21PM