I need help for Id. heavy gun

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 09 Mar 2020 22:18

Thanks, karlik.

Without doubt, an 4.7in M1908/1912 howitzer... :wink:

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 13 Mar 2020 23:16

Hi all,

I need help with this french gun barrel trailer. Any idea ?

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I need help for Id heavy gun

Post by Jeromewaf » 17 Mar 2020 17:45

can anyone on here help me out with getting a lathe transported from leeds to ireland its a heavy lathe weighing about 3500kg.any help or leads are welcome more than willing to pay a fair price.
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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Mar 2020 20:28

Hi all,

A old Italian naval or coastal gun barrel being transported on a trailer to be used in land front

Image from Ebay
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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by CharlieC » 27 Mar 2020 03:35

The barrel hanging from the crane looks like a 155mm L Mle 1877 de Bange barrel.

When this barrel was attached to its carriage the gun was transported with the barrel pulled back from the battery position and
a pair of wheels under the end of the trail. I haven't seen that carriage before but it's certainly designed to transport
the barrel.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Mar 2020 20:39

Hi, Charlie

Indeed, the Bange 155mm Mle 1877 was transported in a single load with the barrel retracted on its carriage.
However, the trailer in my photo looks like a trailer specially designed to transport a barrel of a gun.
It even has small wheels that would fit into the carriage of the piece to mount the barrel, which would be difficult in the case of the 155mm Mle 1877

Normally in the artillery pieces that were transported in two parts the trailer of the barrel was a specific design...

So I was a little confused. :?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 01 Apr 2020 14:39

Hi all,

Can somebody identify this coastal howitzer ?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by ROLAND1369 » 01 Apr 2020 16:01

Austrian 380 MM howitzer emplaced to defend Naval base at Pola.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by ROLAND1369 » 01 Apr 2020 16:05

My mistake Austrian 420 MM M 14 howitzer emplaced to defend Naval base at Pola, That is what I get for depending on an old worn out memory.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 01 Apr 2020 20:55

ROLAND1369 wrote
My mistake Austrian 420 MM M 14 howitzer emplaced to defend Naval base at Pola, That is what I get for depending on an old worn out memory.
Hi ROLAND1369. I don´t think 42cm Skoda M14. It is very different
See image

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by ludvig » 04 Apr 2020 13:20

Hello Sturm78 ,
Post # 742 01 Apr 2020 :
it is an 30,5 cm Kûstenmörser L /10
From the mobile 30,5 cm M/11 for fixed coastal defense only two mortars ,
used in " provisorischeren 30,5 cm Küstenmörserbatterie Cope "
Source Ervin Grestenberger : Die k.u.k.Festungsartillerie 1867 - 1918 pages
188 - 190
( notice the Italian caption under the ptoto )

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 04 Apr 2020 14:29

Hi ludvig

Thank you very much for your answer. :)
I did not know that there was a coastal version of the 30.5cm Skoda M11 field howitzer... 8O

It is a shame that the book is no longer available. :(
The Austro-Hungarian coastal artillery and especially the Pola defenses seem to be a rather interesting and little-known subject.

I have the book "The Austro-Hungarian artillery from 1867 to 1918" by M. Christian Ortner, but very little is said on this subject

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Apr 2020 18:00

Hi all,

Any idea about this gun ?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Apr 2020 17:50

Nobody for my last image ?

Well, here an 28cm Krupp gun. SK L40 C1901 ??

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Apr 2020 18:04

Hi all,

This image was identied by Emmanuel as an 164.7mm Mle 1893 naval gun in this thread on 20 Dec 2011

But I am not sure. Now I think an 138.6mm Mle 1910 naval gun. Any opinion ?

The second image is of a similar gun from Ebay. I think an 138.6mm Mle 1910 gun, also

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