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    Headstamp Markings on a French(?) 37mm Shell Case?

    Hi Folks -

    Picked up this 37mm case with some Trench Art on it, and some interesting stamping and ink stamps on it, on eBay.

    From what I can read on the ink stamps, it is:
    "C.4.16"
    "BN 5 FAO5"
    "C.1.16.R."

    ... and something else I can't quite make out.

    I do like the Artwork also, simple but well done.

    Any help on the ink stamp and the regular stamps into metal appreciated.

    Best regards!
    - Mike
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    Regular stamp P.D.Ps is manufacturor code : Ste Pinchard-Denis-Duval, Paris


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    Thanks Yoda! I am wondering if the ink stamps represent an Field Artillery Unit, possibly the "5th Batallion. Field Artillery Ordnance" and the date??

    Quote Originally Posted by Yodamaster View Post
    Regular stamp P.D.Ps is manufacturor code : Ste Pinchard-Denis-Duval, Paris


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