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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 26 Nov 2011 11:07

Thank you for your reply, Terry.

Anyone else for my image of 21 Nov 2011?

On the other hand I have some doubts about this german Minenwerfer:
25cm sMW L3 a/A, 25cm sMW L5 n/A or 17cm mMW L3.8 a/A??? :?

I am often very difficult to distinguish between these models

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 29 Nov 2011 22:40

Terry Duncan wrote:Possibly a British 9.2" gun/howitzer. I recall seeing a very similar mounting for those, but cannot lay hands on a photo to check this.
It looks indeed like a camouflaged 9.2 in. railway gun (platform in the back, raised carriage, etc.) but I'm not quite sure about the Mk number.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Dec 2011 13:56

Thanks for your reply, Emmanuel

Here a new image from Ebay. I know it is a very difficult question but...... :roll: Any idea?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 09 Dec 2011 02:18

There's something of a French "16 cm Mle 1887" (actual caliber: 164,7 mm) in the barrel. And it looks like some kind of a test setup, maybe balancing. :idea:

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 09 Dec 2011 11:29

Emmanuel wrote
There's something of a French "16 cm Mle 1887" (actual caliber: 164,7 mm) in the barrel
It is possible, although it is difficult to ensure.

On the other hand I found this small image on Ebay. Any idea?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 11 Dec 2011 15:50

Sturm78,

Guy François thinks that it could be a 25.4 cm Russian gun of Canet design (I was off by almost 10 cm ! :o ) If you compare with the pictures you posted this year on this same thread, the similarities with the barrels of the Russian 10 inch/254 mm L/45 Obuhov gun are indeed striking :

on February 22nd :
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 7&start=30
and on September 27th
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 1#p1645951

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 15 Dec 2011 21:45

Thank you for your reply, Emmanuel.

Guy François might be right. In any case it is very difficult to identify.

Any idea about my last image?

PD: Why not answer me directly Guy François? :? :roll:

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 20 Dec 2011 21:48

Hi all,

I need help with this french gun:

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 21 Dec 2011 00:38

I think it's a French naval 16 c Mle 1893 used as heavy artillery.

16 c = 16 cm but the actual caliber was 164,7 mm - The French Navy went back to using cm for the calibers of its guns between 1910 and 1924 but the French Army sticked to the mm.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 24 Dec 2011 10:38

Thanks for your help, Emmanuel.

Do you have any other image of the 164.7mm Mle 1893 or Mle 1896 for compare?

On the other hand I also need help with this heavy coastal gun. According to photocaption Russian gun

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 29 Dec 2011 14:49

Sturm78,

You'll find a picture of a 16 cm (164,7 mm) Mle 1893 in this thread:
http://pages14-18.mesdiscussions.net/pa ... _836_1.htm

Regarding your last Russian gun, it looks again like a 254 mm L/45 Obuhov.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 31 Dec 2011 12:55

Thank you for your reply, Emmanuel.

About the Russian gun the barrel seems longer than the gun of your image of 12 Nov. :?

On the other hand, Can anyone identify this gun?
I think Russian 107mm M1910 but I am not sure

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 31 Dec 2011 14:50

Sturm78,

For the 254 mm gun, it is hard to tell if the barrel was actually longer or not than on the other picture. However, there was a longer 254 mm gun than the L/45, the L/50 Pattern 1908, but I don't think that it was used by the Russians as heavy artillery. :?

I agree with you for the 107 mm gun M1910: the breach greatly ressembles the breach of the French 105 mm L Mle 1913.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 06 Jan 2012 12:39

Emmanuel wrote
I think it's a French naval 16 c Mle 1893 used as heavy artillery.
I think it is a 14cm (138,6mm) Mle1910 de marine or maybe a Mle 1887,1891 or 1893

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 07 Jan 2012 17:24

Hi all,

Two images from Ebay:

Image 1: 75mm Schneider PD.15 gun, according to photocaption. Was this rare gun used by any country or only prototype?
Image 2: I think 8cm M05/08 austrio-hungarian gun but I am not sure

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