Markings on base of found WW2 Shell case

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Markings on base of found WW2 Shell case

Post by sxsi » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:18 pm

Hi guys,

Would anyone know what the markings mean on the bottom of this shell-casing please? Apart from 1942 :D

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Many thanks in advance

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Re: Markings on base of found WW2 Shell case

Post by Wansdyke44 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:08 pm

It's a British 6lb shellcase, CF means it was filled with cordite rather than black powder, crows foot WD acceptance markings. Nice find.

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Re: Markings on base of found WW2 Shell case

Post by RRPG » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:04 pm

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