First World War - War in the Air

Round 13 Pdr HE (Sectioned)

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Catalogue number
  • MUN 504
Production date
1915
Materials
  • cord
  • metal
Dimensions
  • general: Depth 77 mm
  • general: Length 502 mm
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: Round 13 Pdr HE (Sectioned)
  • SIMPLE NAME: projectile : British
Creator
Object Type
shell
Category
weapons and ammunition

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British First World War period sectioned 13-pounder round made by Firth on 30 June 1915.

Physical description

shell & cartridge case sectioned 13-pounder round (D 3in x L 19.75in) with explosive simulated by a plaster fill, and the cordite propellant simulated by a bundle of cord. It is stamped showing it was made by Firth on 30 June 1915: '13Pr I FIRTH W 30-6-15' (shell body) / '13PR II' (case) 'No.II RL II' (primer)

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13Pr I FIRTH W 30-6-15-(shell body) 13PR II (case) No.II RL II (primer)

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