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    Was curious about these wartime cartridges,never seen grooves around the top like that before,anyone ID please,cheers
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    With Regards Jake.

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    I think they're blanks...
    cheers, Glenn

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    Do you mean the grooves around the neck of the cases?

    They were there to seat the cardboard wad above the powder.

    As stated above, these are normal M1909 blanks.

    Regards
    TonyE
    British Military Smallarms and Ammunition
    Collector, Researcher and Pedant
    https://sites.google.com/site/britmilammo/

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    Cheers guys so I take it these were used in training by Allied soldiers?.............
    With Regards Jake.

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    Exactly that.

    Regards
    TonyE
    British Military Smallarms and Ammunition
    Collector, Researcher and Pedant
    https://sites.google.com/site/britmilammo/

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