INERT 1944 30x183B MK103 "M" Geschosspatrone L'Spur El mit Zerleger Zunder
Thin walled, high capacity, H.E. tracer round fitted with ZZ1589A self destruct fuse.
The MK103 was designed to replace the older MK101. It was both considerably lighter and was capable of firing at a much higher cyclic rate (420rpm against 260rpm for the older weapon). Muzzle velocity was around 2,950fps for this loading.
Nice brass washed belted case with no splits or dints. The steel C/22 electric primer has corroded. The projectile is in great condition with two small (5x10mm) areas of very light pitting. Unusually, it still has its tracer element (which had a 3.7sec burn time) screwed into the projectile base. Driving band is unmarked.
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