Here aTraining blank for the Antitankgun Lanze.
Cardboard tube with blackpowder Charge (12 Grams)
Dimensions are approx. 132mm Long, Diameter cardboard 42-42,5mm, Metallpart about 23,5mm
Front sealed with a Brown laquered cardboard disc, the cardboard tube is at its inside closed by a paperdisc clued into the paperbody.
Ignited by a special 22 Blank (TLANZ( which fires sidewards trough the cardboard. A pic of this ammobox is also included here…
Here the igniters:
A drawing of the .22 Igniter (Looks similar to a shotload):
and a cut trough the System of the PzF44 how it works: (on firing, the pressure cuts a hole sidewards in the case, trough which the blast goes upwards trough a channel, piecing the hull of the fillings and ignites the driving Charge, or the Blank Charge a,s,o,
The igniter cartridges itself a contained in a Magazine in the triggerhousing:
Here also a german Test Modell (DT 14), which fires a violet smoke trail.
It was not accepted, sofar I knew… (3 pics to see the inscription and the smoke filler)