Id. old gun

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Sturm78 » 19 Mar 2017 19:49

Hi all,

I am not sure about this gun....Any idea ??

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby peeved » 19 Mar 2017 20:21

Hi Sturm,

Maybe ex-Belgian 75 mm TR field gun; cf. Image I guess the barrel in the museum piece may have crept backward due to tired recuperator spring.

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Sturm78 » 19 Mar 2017 21:50

Markus wrote
Maybe ex-Belgian 75 mm TR field gun; cf.


I think you are right, Markus...Thanks for your help, :wink:

Any idea about these fortress guns ??

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby ROLAND1369 » 19 Mar 2017 22:26

100 MM Kanone in Schirmlafette (10 cm K.i.S.L.) from Metz fort.

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby ROLAND1369 » 20 Mar 2017 02:40

I should have clarified my reply my first answer was for the second picture. The first picture was a 100 MM Panzertrum M 98 modified with the long 100 MM gun. These were the primary armament of the German forts defending Metz duiring WW I and formed a secondary defense for the Maginot Line.

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Ondrej Filip » 20 Mar 2017 09:24

To be more precise -

The first picture is Panzerturm P.T.96 with long 105 mm barrel in reinforced version (the other versions were: short and long not reinforced), It could be Metz or feste Kaiser Wilhelm II near Strasbourg.

The second picture is not from Metz. It is probably feste Kaiser Wilhelm II, because of hilly terrain.

The turrets are preserved today.

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Sturm78 » 20 Mar 2017 17:26

Thank you for your help, ROLAND1369 and Ondrej

Is the gun of the second image an 10cm K.i.S.L. gun , also ??

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Sturm78 » 25 Mar 2017 11:49

Hi all,

Can somebody identify these guns ??

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Peter T » 25 Mar 2017 22:21

Hi all,

Can somebody identify these railway guns?

Thanks!

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Hoplophile » 26 Mar 2017 03:05

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

Can somebody identify these guns ??

Image from nimh-beeldbank.defensie

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This looks like the Krupp 75mm L/14, Model 1905 mountain gun. A number of these were sold to the Ottoman Empire in the years before the Balkan Wars of 1912/1913.

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Sturm78 » 26 Mar 2017 11:06

Peter wrote
Can somebody identify these railway guns?


The second one is an 164mm Mle 1893-96M french railgun
About the first one, I am not sure....152mm Canet ??? :?


Hoplophile wrote
This looks like the Krupp 75mm L/14, Model 1905 mountain gun. A number of these were sold to the Ottoman Empire in the years before the Balkan Wars of 1912/1913.


Ummmhhh....It is possible that you are right...but it is difficult to ensure.... :?

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby jopaerya » 26 Mar 2017 11:17

Hello Peter

The first one could a Canet Railway gun viewtopic.php?f=70&t=114126&start=30
The last one is a French 164 MM Railway gun /viewtopic.php?t=164630

Regards Jos

P.S. Sturm78 was quicker

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Peter T » 26 Mar 2017 14:53

Thanks a lot Sturm78 and Jos. I have 3 more to ID.

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby jopaerya » 26 Mar 2017 15:22

First one is hard to see, maybe the same as the second one ???
Second a 34 cm K (E) 673 (f) /viewtopic.php?t=224600
Last one a Russian 130 mm railway gun

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Re: Id. old gun

Postby Peter T » 26 Mar 2017 15:49

Thanks a lot Jos !!!!


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