This is a great 1908 Mortar Shell Casing stamped "Polte Magdeburg MARZ st 11 1908" This is in great condition all around with only some very slight wear..absolutely awesome for its age. 9" tall, and with some polish could be made perfect looking. There is a small nick in the top edge. Satisfaction Guaranteed!THANKS FOR LOOKING! My Policies with regard to any auction I list: 1. All items are described to the best of my knowledge, if any item is not as I have described, please CONTACT ME directly at . I am happy to help if I have made a mistake or have misrepresented something. All opinions I give in descriptions are MY opinions and I am not an expert on everything. That being said, if something is sold AS-IS, it is just that. I am honest and fair so please be the same to me. 2. Please leave positive 5 star feedback upon receipt, and then I will know you are happy and return the favor by leaving you excellent feedback. If you have a reason to not leave me 5 stars and positive feedback, please contact me and I will do my best to work out a solution for both of us. 3. I ship 2-3 times a week by fedex ground for most items. Smaller items may go by USPS. If you have a special shipping request, I will try to honor it. Also, I reuse boxes and packing materials to keep costs down(and recycle), but if you want new materials I am happy to use such for an additional charge.