40 mm Flare


#1

Who has manufactured this 40 mm Flare ?

Paper tube, 2 red (or yellow) bands,
Signal Aircraft double star Lot 110-23142-20 Febr 1943 UM
Brass base, no hstp
Winchester primer

Is it Winchester ?

Thanks
JP


#2

Nobody has an idea of the manufacturer ???
jp


#3

JP,

I do not know who manufactured the case. Most likely, “UM” was the loader of this cartridge and did not make either the case or the primer. I do not have a listing of the WWII loaders or manufacturers, so cannot help with this one.

These cartridges are designated as being 37mm caliber.

                         Jim

#4

Thanks Jim for the info.
JP
PS: still waiting your drawings want list