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    What grenade is this?

    The diameter is 8,5cm I forgot to measure the length.
    To me it looks lige some different parts are put together, but I do not know anything about tank or artillery grenades.
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    Looks like a British 20 pr smoke projectile.
    Always looking for projectiles, cases, fuzes and paperwork related to Burney and Davis guns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burney Davis View Post
    Looks like a British 20 pr smoke projectile.
    That makes sense it is completely open in the end, easy for the smoke to escape.
    But is it from a tank or some light artillery?
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    The green colour on part of the body would be an indicator of smoke or WP. WP would be a bursting charge. Nice find.

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    The green colour on part of the body would be an indicator of smoke or WP. WP would be a bursting charge unless it ejected out. Nice find.

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    What Burney said -

    Shell Screening or Coloured Smoke, B.E., (Base Ejection) Q.F., 20-pr. The reason why yours is open at one end is that the base has been blown out.

    Used in the L7 gun, as mounted on the Centurion and Charioteer tanks.

    http://www.lexpev.nl/downloads/pamph...qf20pr1957.pdf (page 24)

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    Last edited by TimG; 18th September 2021 at 01:22 PM.

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    Correction

    20 Pr fitted to Centurions and Charioteers, not the L7, which was 105mm.

    TimG

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