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    marvjeff
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    i have a shell that has 4mm mort 3-44 fs.c and a navy anchor its about 18 to 20"
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    40 MM, such as Bofors or pom-pom, it appears.

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    marvjeff
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    any idea what year or anything...tried to scrap it for the brass but they wont take it....decided to keep it..kinda interesting

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    3-44 = march 1944

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    Well if you don't want it, let me know. I'll have it

    Steve T

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    Here is some information on the 40mm 'POM POM'...BILL


    http://warrelics.eu/forum/ordinance-...lotte-nc-3435/
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    The polish up nice with some brasso, I bought one a while back for 3 out of interest, now I fill it with the change thats left over from buying my lunch when I'm at school

    Thanks

    Danny

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    kphfun
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    Quote by marvjeff View Post
    any idea what year or anything...tried to scrap it for the brass but they wont take it....decided to keep it..kinda interesting
    It is a U.S. Navy 40mm shell case and it's date is 1944..
    Cheers, Kevin

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