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new find: a 3-inches brass shell

Article about: Hello from France Here is my new find: an old and big brass shell (1906 made). It' nearly 59 cm high and the diameter onthe top is 75-76mm It seems to be a shell for the US naval 3 Inch / 50

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    Hello from France

    Here is my new find: an old and big brass shell (1906 made).

    It' nearly 59 cm high and the diameter onthe top is 75-76mm

    It seems to be a shell for the US naval 3 Inch / 50 Cal Gun. Is it possible? WW1 or ww2 use?

    the pictures:





    thank you for reading.

    best regards from France

    Jean Loup

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    Yes that is what you have,they were used in WW1 and WW2.......Pete.
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    thank you.

    how many time can a shell be stored before firering? This one was made in 1906.

    Jean Loup

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    Have a look here for information.......https://www.google.ca/#q=shelf+life+...ary+ammunition
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    thank you :-)

    Jean Loup

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