Unknown Artillery Piece...ID Please ?

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Unknown Artillery Piece...ID Please ?

Post by Furyman » 17 Apr 2007 03:14

This is on Display at Camp Borden....is it German ?Image

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Unknown Artillery Piece...ID Please ?

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Post by Gothard » 17 Apr 2007 06:09

WW1 Austro Hungarian Skoda Mountain gun - Italians snagged a bunch of them - This particular gun looks like it got reworked by the germans - that looks like a krupp gun carriage very interesting recoil shock setup there. Barrel slides back for travel and that flap covers the hole in the shield. that looks like aberdeen so ill judge it was captured from those wily germans somewhere in italy.

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Post by David W » 17 Apr 2007 07:45

Calibre?

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Post by Gothard » 17 Apr 2007 08:50

Obice da 100/17 modello 16

The Obice da 100/17 modello 16 was another Skoda design received as war reparations after World War One. It was designed as a mountain gun as was mounted on a lighter carriage.


http://www.battlefront.co.nz/Article.asp?ArticleID=801

sorry - assumed i posted a link. It's the right gun but this ones definetely modified - almost 25 years old - hard not to get your wings clipped.


the gun in the photo isnt the exact model but its in the family. definetely a skoda and a mountaion gun made between 1905 and 1916.

i chechecked schneider, putilov, krupp ... etc.. it all comes back to skoda. the metal wheels with pressings are interesting for mountain artillery. the shocks on the sides eliminate the need for a spade. theres a holder for a detachable pindle for vehicle towing but usually steel wheeled guns were used on a trailer. all shows a late ww2 desigtn influence.

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Post by Furyman » 17 Apr 2007 15:24

Neat.This is probably another piece that was brought back by Farley Mowat to Canada in 1945.It's weathered quite well considering it's 90 or so years old and our Canuk winters are pretty rough.Image

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Post by giuseppe c » 18 Apr 2007 17:17

Howitzer Ansaldo (licence Krupp) 149/12 mod. 16.

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Howitzer Skoda 100/17 mod. 16.

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Post by The Edge » 25 Apr 2007 12:44

Nice info, giuseppe c ! :D

So far I haven't seen photos of Obice da 149/12 modello 16 - a rare item (with a specially designed Ansaldo carriage for use in mountainous terrain) compared to more usual modello 14 (and later modello 18).

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Post by giuseppe c » 26 Apr 2007 19:11

Tank Edge :)

Obice da 149/14 mod. 14

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Obice da 149/12 mod. 16
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Obice da 149/12 mod. 18
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Don’t mistake with howitzer Skoda 15 cm M14/16, italian 149/13.

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Re: Unknown Artillery Piece...ID Please ?

Post by ain92 » 22 Jun 2014 21:43

Hello all,
2 images of a development prototype appeared at http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 6&start=38:
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Unfortunately the place where they were made is unkown. =(
With best regards, Ilya.

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Post by Manuferey » 15 May 2015 16:18

giuseppe c wrote:Howitzer Ansaldo (licence Krupp) 149/12 mod. 16.

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Same gun:

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Source: Alinari Archives

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