Malaysian Military Shotshells


A quantity of these boxes recently turned up here in Christchurch, New Zealand (its amazing what turns up here)

This packet is dated 28/10/1971.
The red plastic shells are labelled as being produced by Hirtenberger, Austria and “LOT 1 HP 71” with “8.5mm=SG” and “TENTERA MALAYSIA”. h/s is “HIRTENBERGER 12” with a buff topwad

Most of the packets disintegrate when picked up but I managed to find a tidy example. “Tentera” seems to translate to Royal Malaysian Navy.
Just something of interest I thought people might like :)


Hi Craig, I was in Gun City this morning and saw these shotshells, I had thoughts of what sort of fun I could have with them, all the packets had fallen to pieces, cool new shop. Cheers Tony