Flare cartridge ww1


I have this flare cartridge which has been turned into trench art. Souvenir Dixmude. The head stamp is simply S1. Any ideas? I think that it is German but not sure.

Thank you

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The rim looks French. All queries should include rim, base and case lengths.

Many thanks Ron. I should have measured it and will do later today. It came with the base of a British howitzer shell.

These are French 25mm flare pistol cartridge cases.

Can you post a photo of the British Howitzer shell? These were very short cases, so it may be a complete case.