105mm-E-M14 JX


#1

What is the strange " E " in this headstamp?
What is " JX " and who is " LUM " ?
The case is coiled and normal size (105 x 371 R)



#2

Western,
“LUM” is “SA DES ETS LUCHAIRE, MESSEI (ORNE)” in France
"EQL" is “SA DES ETS LUCHAIRE, PARIS” in France


#3

Western,

“E” stands for Europe.
US design 105mmx371R Howitzer ammo under license made in Europe by Luchaire, France.

Rob


#4

Thanks EOD !
Did the French make this for export? " E " ?