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Some more breadcrumbs to aid in searches. Unclean results. Don't have more time now, but didn't want this all go to waste. Either help clean it up to make into a proper Community Wiki, or feel free to use the info here and take it into a properly formatted answer… We see the Vindictivelaan, which was so renamed after in 1918 the British HMS Vindictive was ...


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This museum catalogue entry describing item number P19960033050 has the following description 6LB ROUND: CYLINDRICAL PIECE OF STEEL WITH POINTED TOP AND LEATHER PAD ON BOTTOM. HAS FLUTED COPPER COLLAR AROUND LOWER PART OF BODY. BODY OF ROUND HAS HORIZONTAL GROOVES RAISED FROM SURFACE. LEATHER ON BOTTOM IS DRY AND DIRTY. STAMPED INTO SIDE OF ROUND IS "S ...


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According to the 57-mm caliber and the "6 PND" letters you mentioned, this is certainly a 6-pounder antitank gun shell that has been found there. Sources like Wikipedia does not mention 170 mm length. They mention more, but I guess this is an HE or even smoke shell and not AT shell, explaining the difference. 6-pounder guns were very important in ...


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It's definitely a locked letter. It does look like a letter if you know anything about how they were sent. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNPZ-f_IWDLz2S1hO027hRQ


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