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5 inch Howitzer

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HI ALL a few people always seem to ask about colours I found this a few years ago it came from the bottom of the cannel very near Ypres so it was in original condition it may help in your restorations
AYE GC
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  1. AE501's Avatar
    It is a Shell BL 5.5" Common Lyddite MkIII for Land Service, in Forged Steel by Elswick Ordnance Company.
    See Treatise on Ammunition 1902 Page 258 plate and text.
  2. ex.cd1's Avatar
    [QUOTE=AE501;bt23]It is a Shell BL 5.5" Common Lyddite MkIII for Land Service, in Forged Steel by Elswick Ordnance Company.
    See Treatise on Ammunition 1902 Page 258 plate and text.[/QUOTE]

    HI AE501
    Thanks 5.5in ? Interesting
    I have Treatise 1877/1887/1897/1915 just downloaded 1902 from "OUR GREAT SITE" but cant find it on that page ?
    can you post it if possible please.
    AYE GC
  3. AE501's Avatar
    It is 258 in thumbnails but 208 in text pages.
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