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    Hi guys.Could anyone please help me with this shell that I got today?I need to know what year it is and where it came from.Thanks.
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    I think you will find its a WW1 French 75mm.

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    I have just compared it to my one, and I can confirm thats what it is, for the Canon de 75 modèle 1897 and a few other guns. Its one of the most widely used artillery rounds of the Great War.

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    Thanks for the information.Well, thought it's gonna be ww2, but I will keep it anyway, nice 100 year old piece of history.

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    Hi Ted, manufactured in 1916

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    Roger that.

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