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  • Eggburt1969's Avatar
    Today, 09:22 AM
    As far as I can tell it's a type of shrapnel shell ('obus à balles' - lit. 'projectile with balls') It's most likely for a French 65 mm mountain...
    1 replies | 91 view(s)
  • Millsman's Avatar
    Today, 08:59 AM
    Millsman replied to a thread No 1 September 1914 in Grenades
    I think it might be a bit better than that Tom. The internals are in better shape than you normally get on a relic. the red paint in the letters...
    3 replies | 100 view(s)
  • ron3350's Avatar
    Today, 01:50 AM
    ron3350 replied to a thread 15Pdr Case(s)? in Identification
    Good information and photos. I see that Hawkinson is in error by stating that these 15Pr Erhardt rounds are fixed when they are separate loads. I...
    4 replies | 228 view(s)
  • Snufkin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    Snufkin replied to a thread No 1 September 1914 in Grenades
    Is it not a relic body that has been polished back, on a replica-type handle? Tom.
    3 replies | 100 view(s)
  • Bever's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:54 PM
    8,8cm Sprgr. (Pr. Zugz.) (FES) Repainted post war , this particular one was scraped off apparantly. As you can see , yellow under it. Even though ,...
    3 replies | 221 view(s)
  • gothica7's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    gothica7 replied to a thread No 1 September 1914 in Grenades
    Fantastic John, a real piece of history and a great find. Must be as rare as hen's teeth.Thanks for showing, Andy
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  • Millsman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:12 PM
    Millsman started a thread No 1 September 1914 in Grenades
    Was lucky enough to be able to buy this grenade during the week. From the date I suspect it was from the order the Army put in at the outbreak of war...
    3 replies | 100 view(s)
  • tnor_fr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:15 PM
    I have no documentation regarding this "bange" projectile. It measures 19cm and the diameter is 6.5cm. The 22/31 fuze screws well. At the back, I...
    1 replies | 91 view(s)
  • oldshotandshell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:28 PM
    I've been doing some more research and the tabbed case is 15Pdr QF, probably a MkI, and is referred to in Hogg and Thurston's book, 'British...
    4 replies | 228 view(s)
  • Kosta_g's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    Based on sketch (Fig.25) from Technical Report N o.2/46 Part N, GERMAN AMMUNITION - A SURVEY OF WARTIME DEVELOPMENT GRENADES, Author: W.J. Ashby:
    1 replies | 145 view(s)
  • Kosta_g's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:29 AM
    Hi everyone! I've drew the sectioned Volkshandgrante 45 so it's time to share it. This is one of the types of VHnd Gr 45 that use a few parts from...
    1 replies | 145 view(s)
  • Dronic69's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:26 AM
    Alan, The "Hydrostatic Arming Clock" is either a Mk 1 or Mk II if the timer goes to approx. 17 mins as shown between the red marks. (The later...
    14 replies | 1388 view(s)
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