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    40mm Bofors headstamp markings

    Hi all.

    I recently brought a 40mm bofors round I was told it was a swedish example, could anyone help me with reading the headstamp please

    All I understand is 1939 and that it is the 14th batch ?

    Thanks

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    Here is the shell itself

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    FN would be Belgium manufacture.
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    Certainly Belgian
    DTCA is a French abbreviation for anti-aircraft artillery
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    Last edited by charley777; 22nd November 2019 at 11:14 PM.

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    DTCA= Défense Terrestre Contre Aéronefs

 

 

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