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    2pdr HV TP-HE Cartridge

    Just picked up this nice British WW2 dated 2pdr HV TP-HE round, still crimped to the case, no primer however but in great shape. Not typically something I would buy but for 50$, and local to me how could I not?


    Does anyone know the correct color code for these projectiles? I found another BOCN thread with one that was painted black with a yellow band in the middle, but no official pictures of an original. Something tells me the sloppily applied black acrylic paint is not original...

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    Normally these have a large white N with other white markings with a yellow band and marked up case the black is a Matt Finish. When I get five min I will post a pic of mine.

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    Awesome thank you! It would be nice to be able to give this one the correct paintjob.

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    Here is mine missing drive band but with original finish. I will try and post the markings on the case. On this projectile the top screws off empty inside.
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    Very nice! Does the color code stay the same across different projectile variations?

    Unfortunately my fuze does not unscrew but the set screw in the projectile body does.

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    Thank you very much Tony, those were the ones I found as well, but wanted to make sure that was intact the correct color codes before I did anything. Gorgeous rounds, I could certainly get lost in 2pdr’s!

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    I’d like to think it turned out pretty well!
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