Strange 7.92 cartridge with purple

The 7.92 cartridge case was covered with purple paint. Is this an experimental case which used by German infantry in training?

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Can you post a picture of the whole cartridges? As far as I know, the Germans had no purple cartridges. Only green ones , the Nahpatrone. This could be home made cooking or maybe some rework by some non-german authority?


A smk-H cartridge?I guess

Alas, some home made fantasy I presume. According the lotnumbers , the hlb case was loaded with an SmK bullet (AP), the asb was an SmK L’spur (AP-tracer) and the P94 was an sS (heavy ball). This also corresponds to their primer annulus colour, still visible.

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Were these cases put on an ink pad maybe?

See that frequently with turn-in ammunition. Reloaders marking specific loadings most frequently, but also when some shooters move ammo out of the original boxes and identify whatever is important to them - date of manufacture, loadings, etc…