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Colour of Artillery Shells

Article about: Hi guys, does anyone know what colour Arty shells were, either French, British or American? I tell you for why, I have just dug out a piece of metal from a German belt which was really dug i

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    Hi guys, does anyone know what colour Arty shells were, either French, British or American? I tell you for why, I have just dug out a piece of metal from a German belt which was really dug in and wondered if it was a small piece of splinter from a shell. The colour of it is blue. Just a thought guys, you never know
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    Usually there different colors, depends of stuffing. But your is cooper ring from a shell or just acoat of a bullet+ depends of thinness

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    maybe i'm saying something stupid but it looks to me like the typical green patina coming out of brass pieces ...

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