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|18th March 2004||wax seal|
I know that the Martini cartridges were wrapped in bundles of 10 and tied with twine?
But was there also a wax seal?
|20th March 2004||Adrian Whiting|
The 10 round bundles did not have a wax seal. The ammunition boxes themselves had a paper explosives seal, not wax though.
The relevant MHR cartridge - "Cartridge Small Arm Ball MH Rifle Rolled Case (Mark III)" - contained a beeswax wad. A millboard disc sat over the powder, then the wax wad, another millboard disc and then the paper wrapped bullet. This might be the source of any suggestions about a wax "seal".
I hope this assists.
|20th March 2004||jim|
Thanks for the info