Strange 6.5 Carcano

found on a WWII battlefield :

Hstp is SMI 942
What is it ??
an armor piercing carcano with the front destroyed by time?

Never seen it. Please post this cartridge on the CESIm forum too

Can you get a better picture of the upper edge of the Tombac jacket?

post it if you want


what is the bullet diam? It can tell us if the bullet was made for the carcano rifle or a AP bullet from other sources was used or modified.