INERT 1939 dated 75x241R Mle 1931 HE round from the SA35 L/17.1 tank gun
The 75mm ABS SA35 gun was the hull mounted main armament of the Char B/Char B bis tank
The Char B was designed to be used as as a breakthrough tank and it proved to be the Wehrmachts most feared enemy tank during the Blitzkrieg of 1940. Its most formidable assets were its thick armour, virtually impervious to any German tank in 1940, and excellent firepower. In direct tank v tank actions it proved to be highly effective only hampered by poor French tactical deployment.
After the fall of France captured examples were used by the Wehrmacht under the designation Pzkpfw B-2 740(f) pic.6
Super rare tank round in excellent condition. A couple of minor dings on the case shoulder, unmarked driving band with around 90% paint remaining on the projectile. Crisp headstamp with unstruck primer. Fuse unscrews from projectile.
Not to be confused with the more common Mle1897 75x350 case/round.
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