I recently bought a large brass shell casing & would like to find out some information about it. It has been 'embellished' by having the open end belled out like a trumpet but still stands 31" high & is 5 1/2"
at its base, it looks like a giant .303" cartridge case.
There are some markings on the base, a date of 1913 with an anchor between the 9 & 1, another date of 1928, a reverse N3, a 4 with TT and then a mark like a fancy capital T which is connected to a J with an O on the upstand of the J. The detonator cap has been unscrewed & is missing.
If anyone can help it would be much appreciated.