Id. heavy artillery ammunition

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Zünder » 05 Feb 2022 14:32

I agree that this is ammunition for 75 mm MLe 1897 guns.
But difficult to say what country and what type of shell exactly.
The double black rings indicate a reduced charge which was used by the french (75 mm Mle 1897) and polish armies (75 mm Wz 1897).
These cases were also marked with a black cross across the base, this was done by both countries.

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02 Feb 2022 00:27
Hi all,

Any idea ?

Image from Ebay
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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Feb 2022 21:27

Zünder wrote
I agree that this is ammunition for 75 mm MLe 1897 guns.
But difficult to say what country and what type of shell exactly.
The double black rings indicate a reduced charge which was used by the french (75 mm Mle 1897) and polish armies (75 mm Wz 1897).
These cases were also marked with a black cross across the base, this was done by both countries.
Thanks, Zünder. Any idea about any of my previous images ?

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by ROLAND1369 » 09 Feb 2022 03:18

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Hi all,

An image from Ebay: 220mm French artillery shells. Any idea about the exact model ?

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My best guess for this projectile would be 220 MM Obus de Acier Explosif M 1915. I would give this identification a 80 %.

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 16 Feb 2022 22:01

Thanks, ROLAND1369

Here, another image from Ebay. It seems that you can read 520, so I assume an 520mm shell for Schneider Mle 1916 French rail howitzer...

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Mar 2022 22:02

Nobody ?

Well. here another image from Ebay. Can somebody identify the shell to the right ?
I think the other one can be a 10.5cm leFH18 howitzer shell

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Zünder » 03 Mar 2022 16:04

Sturm78 wrote:
02 Mar 2022 22:02
Nobody ?

Well. here another image from Ebay. Can somebody identify the shell to the right ?
I think the other one can be a 10.5cm leFH18 howitzer shell

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Right shell is a 10 cm Pzgr (APHE) with the protective cap still in place, this cap was removed before firing.

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 04 Mar 2022 21:05

Zünder wrote
Right shell is a 10 cm Pzgr (APHE) with the protective cap still in place, this cap was removed before firing.
Thanks Zúnder :wink:

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by von thoma » 06 Mar 2022 00:04

Could you tell me if this cartridge has been ignited ? I am not sure.....
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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Grzesio » 07 Mar 2022 10:09

Yes, it is discharged. It's equipped with a Zdschr. C/13 n.A. percussion igniter - indentation made by the firing pin can be clearly seen in its centre. :)

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by von thoma » 12 Mar 2022 23:33

Thanks

A view of full 37 mm shell
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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 11 Jul 2022 21:28

Hi all,

Can somebody identify these heavy artilley shells ?
According to Ebay photo caption, French

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 15 Jul 2022 23:00

Nobody for my last image ?

Well, here another image from Ebay. Any idea ? I think French ammo

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Zünder » 16 Jul 2022 17:58

Post 761.
I think only 1 possible candidate.
French 240 mm Mle 1915 M. 1923 D for 240 mm railway gun.

Post 762.
Difficult to say for sure, but i think it´s a french 120 mm Mle 1890 for the Canon de 120 mm court de campagne.

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 17 Jul 2022 10:33

Thnak you, Zünder
Zünder wrote
Post 761.
I think only 1 possible candidate.
French 240 mm Mle 1915 M. 1923 D for 240 mm railway gun.
Ummhhh. Are you sure ? I think these shells seems larger than 240mm.... :? What railgun model exactly?

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 03 Nov 2022 15:02

Hi all

An image from Ebay. 8.8cm PaK gun ammo. Any idea about the exact model of these shells ?

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