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Sealing Tapes: US Ammunition tubes


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I've been attempting to reproduce something to represent the sealing tapes on the cardboard tubes the ammunition for the 75mm Pack Howitzers came in.

Here's a picture of my first attempt:

I've based it on the illustrations in the TM's for ammunition of the period, with a best-guess font. The strip in the photo is a simple paper strip to see how it looked, we'll probably go with a silk-screen print onto a matt self-adhesive film in the end.

Any thoughts on the matter would be greatly appreciated, as we have some 100 cloverleaf-fulls to mark up in a mixture of all four ammunition types. ;)

I'll be working on the metal tags to go on the cloverleaf ends next.....

All the best,