Object Title

Cartridge case

Cartridge case

Date

1944

Object Number

XVIII.849

Provenance

Presented 27 March 2003

Physical Description

Formerly a 25 pounder brass cartridge case but cut 19 mm above the base to form an ash tray. Inside and above the fuze a brass disk of 42 mm diameter has been affixed embossed with letters RA for Royal Artillery. Manufactured by the Royal Laboratory.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 19 mm, base width 105 mm Weight: 763 g

Inscriptions and Marks

On cartridge base. '25PR II G LOT 319 QH 1944 C.F RLB' On fuze. '1 II HC 3YZ 66B KBY 12 44 Q'

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Transferred from XXIII.284 because this was originally accessioned under the wrong class number