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Lady Linda

Can you identify marking on this shell? Another one

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Lady Linda

Thanks to everyone who responded to my last request, you are so knowledgeable and I like to see the discussions I have invoked (makes a change from B****T!)

Here it is.

Thanks to you all in anticipation!

Linda

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peregrinvs
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German 3,7cm cartridge case made for use in their examples of the 37mm Hotchkiss revolving cannon. Made by Patronenfabrik Karlsruhe in April 1905. The crown over M marking at the top means it was for the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial German Navy)

 

I believe the C/97 98 marking means model type 1897-1898. I'd assume the 144 is a batch number. Hopefully someone will explain the 'flaming bomb' symbol. 

 

PS. It so happens I have a December 1903 example of one of these on my desk at work as a pen pot. Someone has soldered the center of a WWI Prussian army brass belt buckle to it.

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Lady Linda

Thank you for that, most helpful.

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