Most Italian armor-piercing shells are conventional in design. A ballistic cap may or may not be fitted. All but a very few have small explosive filling of TNT and a base fuze.
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Color of Body- Grey, Color of Ogive- Red. The stenciling, of which the following are examples, may be found on the body of the projectile. 100/17 Caliber/length of weapon in calibers, Tritolo Explosive filling, 61.000 kg. Weight of Projectile, A.P. VIII 1928 P.