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75mm shell case


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hi all what does the little crown stamp mean on this case

thanx lee


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Lot of brass with imperial crown are on old light cases
I think that Polte was Imperial manufacture controler and it's the official stamp

Doctor has given the correct answer.

THIS pattern of Crown was reservated to Polte-Magdeburg Controlers .
Karlsruhe had an other Pattern.

Rheinmetall had a crown too.
AWS and PatronenFabrik were always controled by Polte Crown 9 on old patterns
The crown used on PatronenFabrik Karlsruhe cases was ever stamped with Ke under the crown