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    12G /8,1cm charge

    shells 048.jpgshells 051.jpg Help with this one please its 12G cart but markings point to primer charge for 81mm mortar, markings are M+FA 7 37 8,1cm M-W (german minen werfer?) so can anybody identify it any better for me??
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    Hello,
    Swiss use this kind of designation for 81mm mortar (8.1cm M-W for minenwerfer). The cross is also typical for swiss ordnance.
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    Last edited by MINENAZ16; 30th August 2021 at 02:28 PM.
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Cool perfect !! Thankyou

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    Swiss 81mm a.jpgSwiss 81mm b.jpegI have a Swiss 81mm mortar without a fuze. What type of fuze is used?
    The primary cartridge is Lot 36 64 so later than the one gerry /Rich shows. Nice to identify the Mw markings. Thanks.
    The body has stamps: C. ? 2 + GF + 371 but a bit hard to see clearly.
    Is the black body with a yellow band a Practice mortar or a HE? I do not have Swiss ID books.

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    Swiss color code for HE is yellow head - grey body.
    Your shell is a practice HE (black paint with a yellow band on top). Same on the doc I post.
    Called EUG (Explosiv ├╝bungs granate). Filled black powder.
    Fuzed MZ32, MZ55, MVZ55.

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    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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