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RED LION 01-08-2020 11:15 AM

casing with special base
 
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have this casing since years but never found one similar with
this special base . it is a french casing 75mm x350 mm .
thanks for all info about this casing .

klarkon 01-08-2020 12:20 PM

Shell case with a large groove on the bottom...........to be able to differenciate , in the dark, the model 1900 explosive shells from the shrapnel shells . This process was quickly abandoned .
These cases with grooves are rare.

klarkon 01-08-2020 12:47 PM

The model 1900 explosive shell = L'obus explosif modèle 1900

RED LION 01-08-2020 01:37 PM

thanks klarkon as nice to hear that this casing is a rare bird . i found it years ago in fleamarket here in my region . it sounds good it is the same as casings for flares this have marks too for diference in the dark .
thansk again as usual you knows a lot . thumbsup


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