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French WW1 Shell Markings

Article about: Hi everybody I found this french shell there was a few days It was rusty so i put it in an oxalique bath Then a red line and white markings appeared with the number 5 What does it mean ? I d

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    Default French WW1 Shell Markings

    Hi everybody

    I found this french shell there was a few days
    It was rusty so i put it in an oxalique bath
    Then a red line and white markings appeared with the number 5

    What does it mean ? I didn't found any information on it..

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    Thanks !

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    Welcome on the forum, size? 75 mm ?
    The best Militaria forum in France is here : http://deutsch-militaria.forumactif.us/

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    I'm very sorry i forget the more important..
    Yes it's a 75mm shell
    If i'l right it's an explosive model 1900

    Guiguius

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