Royal Laboratory Woolwich Arsenal
|Place made||United Kingdom|
|Date made||c 1894|
12 pdr Blank Cartridge Case
Brass 12 pdr 12 cwt blank fire cartridge case. The case is a tapered straight wall design featuring an extractor ring. The screw in fuze is missing. Markings - RL, 1936, VSM, 10/8, 2/25, IN, I, NO 32, 12 PR, 12 CWT, BROAD ARROW CYPHER, RL, I, VARIOUS INSPECTOR'S STAMPS.
Blank fire cartridge case used in naval 12 pdr guns. This cartridge case was reloaded several times for ceremonial drill purposes. 12 pdr guns were introduced into Australian service in 1894 and carried on a variety of ships.