World War I INTERNATIONAL ARMS & FUZE Co. Artillery Fuze BLOOMFIELD NJ RARE WOW For Sale
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World War I INTERNATIONAL ARMS & FUZE Co. Artillery Fuze BLOOMFIELD NJ RARE WOW:
Up for sale here we have a EXTREMELY RAREWorld War I INTERNATIONAL ARMS & FUZE Co. MAKERS OF SPECIAL ORDNANCE Artillery Fuze Example/Display/Salesman Sample. We found this special piece at a recent estate sale. It is just about impossible to find anything from this company that collectors haven't purchased for private collections. I can't find another just like this. The very rare and collectible piece is in great condition. Shows some normal signs of age, but overall in excellent condition. The wood base is very nice and the felt on the bottom still in great shape. The International Arms & Fuze Co. was manufacturing artillery shells and fuzes from the summer of 1915 until the end of 1918. They manufactured all of this in the Charms Candy Factory located in Bloomfield, New Jersey. They were at the time one of the largest arms manufacturers in the United States.
At its peak, the plant employed 10,000 workers, including over 4,000 women working night and day to produce millions of artillery shells and fuses for the allied war effort against Germany in World War One. The plant had its own railroad siding, and water supply, as well as medical facilities, a laboratory and a cafeteria. The works had their own band, baseball team, bowling league andworsens basketball team.
The wood base has a diameter of 4.75". Please view all photos for a better view at contents and condition. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
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