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German 20mm Cutaway

Article about: I recently picked this up and have still not made up my mind if it as original cutaway or one done postwar. Either way it is a very nice job.

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    Default German 20mm Cutaway

    I recently picked this up and have still not made up my mind if it as original cutaway or one done postwar. Either way it is a very nice job.
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    Default Re: German 20mm Cutaway

    Gary, Nice Luftwaffe cut away 20mm....BILL
    "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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    I'd say it's likely post-war- a fellow named Steve Paulus used to sell a lot of ordnance, and many, many cutaways just like this on ebaY before they got all weenie about ammo. Plus, it's a composite it looks like- an HE shell with an incendiary fuze (blue color code); originally that fuze should have gone with an all-blue painted shell...

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