Two weeks ago, we found a unknown shell. Here are the dimensions and the pics.
If someone have an idea of identification, it is welcome !
Shell diameter : 95 mm
Shell full length : +/- 330 mm
Driving band width : 10 mm
Distance driving band - bottom : 32 mm
Groove width under driving band (?????) : 12 mm
Distance groove - bottom : 19 mm
Fuze greatest diameter : 50 mm
Fuze diameter on top : 24 mm
Fuze visible length : 36 mm
Shell separate in two cavities. Depth of first cavity : 174 mm
Stamped marking on shell and on cavity separating diaphragm : 507
Stamped marking on fuze : O T V and a stylized arrow wich indicate the selection.
Filling of first cavity of shell and filling of booster are under investigations in labo. In booster a gray-black color powder, in first cavity a yellow pressed powder.
Last edited by Yodamaster; 26th April 2012 at 03:23 PM.
Any live or dug ordnance presented by me has been disposed of by EOD technicians.