There was a tread about this ammotype before, but I cannot find it.
So here my box, (marked for Aviation) the ammo and the bullet.
The ammo is desintegrating, as the inside powder AND the tracer-compound is eating up the case, swells the bullet and cracks the case…
what puzzles me, is the wording
“de longueur raccourcie” which translates to “Lengt shortened”…
Means this, the bullet was shorter as usual?? or the case ?? Because the case is 55,75mm (2.196 inch)
Bullet is 1.338 (34mm)
and, yes, the powder used was US-Powder !! SL maybe Saint Louis, and Melange ret., means mixed from recuperated ammo