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german 75 or 88 shell

Article about: hello i have this german shell that i bought at a militaria messe. I have have two questions ? Is it at 75mm or 88 shell ? I know that the fuze was used to a 88mm flak 18 , am i wrong on it?

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    hello i have this german shell that i bought at a militaria messe.
    I have have two questions ?
    Is it at 75mm or 88 shell ?
    I know that the fuze was used to a 88mm flak 18 , am i wrong on it?
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    Best thing to do is to measure it. Looks 75mm to me. Shells for 88mm have double driving bands. The fuse looks to be a Zeitzunder S 5....being a fuse designed to function 5 seconds from firing. It seems to be a shell for a German tank....Kw.K 40 perhaps.

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    Yes i will try to measure it thanks for reply

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