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    12Pdr or 15Pdr Projectile?

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    Fired Common Pointed projectile which measures 243mm long with a diameter of 76.2mm. The driving band is 27mm wide with a date '5 98' on the body. I'm thinking it is for the BL 12-pounder 6 cwt gun, but I've only seen this in shrapnel never Common Pointed. Can someone please confirm the identification? Thoughts appreciated... Many thanks.

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    I'm sticking with a BL 12Pdr 6cwt Gun identification for this one, but am open to thoughts from others...

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    Hi I think what you have is a common pointed steel projectile the same as this for the 12lb 12cwt naval gun I believe they where known as the long 12 but I could be wrong as I am far from an expert this version is a mkiv and is 300mm long
    +/_mm dated 10 /1901 filled 23/09/1902 going by the full date at the top also has a nice 1901 dated converted fuze to plug hope this maybe helped wg

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    Datas :

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    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Quote Originally Posted by MINENAZ16 View Post
    Datas :

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    Which publication is that from Minen?
    Always looking for projectiles, cases, fuzes and paperwork related to Burney and Davis guns.

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    From Treatise on Ammunition 1915 page 164
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Quote Originally Posted by MINENAZ16 View Post
    From Treatise on Ammunition 1915 page 164
    Thanks very much.
    Always looking for projectiles, cases, fuzes and paperwork related to Burney and Davis guns.

 

 

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