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I would appreciate identification of the 'Shell?' in the attache photographs. Currently my friends door stop!

Thanks.

Dave

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Looks like British 101 Fuze Has it 101 on it somewhere or 101E It was used in a wide range of shells 6 “, 8”, 9.2”, 15” and 18” howitzer. 60pr and 2.75” BL howitzer.3.7” and 4.5” Quick Fire howitzer 18pounder, 13pounder.

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Thanks 303 - it has 101 on it. :-)

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101 Number on British fuzes. Percussion Fuze. Attempt to overcome 100s weak points. Introduced 1916. Obsolete 1921.

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Thanks all. You have answered the question posed by by friend. :)

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