I show a selection of 40mm Bofors Australian projectiles.
Photo 1 shows Blue Practice projectile. Not sure what MP means. Marked:
40MM MP MK 4T
LOT 46 5/56 BS PT/N2
Plug Firing REP 259 Tracer is fired.
Orange painted over blue Practice is a proof recovery? Has the same 1970 fuze plug.
40MM /T. Mk4
LOT 9 MO 5/92 Z
Proof. Flat base with a plugged nose with white print.
1 LB 15 OZ 81/2 DR
40MM 1V MO
Three HE/T projectiles
Latest type still crimped into case (inerted HE/T AN3)
40MM / T MK 4
MO 8/60 LOT 18 BS
Fuze : 03 MY 11/88 5 - MF - 85 AN 306
The case is MF 1984.
Green with yellow print. MO 2/56 projectile odd markings.
40MM G (T)
Fuze has cancelled marks then restamped:
259. MK. MK. N3. PS. 10/54 LOT 260
Yellow Kalgoolie, WA projectile filled at MS Salisbury, SA.
PRINT: MS 411 9578A
Fuze is 251 111 MC 44
40mm Plastic Break-up and an 8 lobe crimped Blank.
BREAK-UP LOT 2
MK 10/2 ME 8/84
Close-up of the latest Australian Bofors AN 306 Fuze