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    Unknown bomb WW 1

    Hello,

    Who can ID this bomb.

    It looks like the German 4,5 kg and 10 kg Carbonit-Bombe, but the nose and shape of the body are different.

    Greetings - Antoon

    Schermafbeelding 2020-05-04 om 16.01.16.jpeg

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    This is a indeed puzzling bomb - there a real surviving example of this bomb in a Finnish museum under bearing the caption "german bomb 1919"

    saksalainen lentopommi Utista v.1919.jpg

    Though at first look this bomb would seem to have more in common with some Austro-Hungarian bombs than with the German Carbonit, I think, but not fully sure, that this is in fact a 4.5kg Carbonit bomb with a cap at the emplacement of the pocket that allowed the mounting either of a fuze or of a fuze extension:

    95802_9bc0abf3016d2d5716b5b1b34c9e6153.jpg Carbonit 4.5 kg Annotation 2020-05-05 124350.jpg Annotation 2020-05-05 124440.jpg

    I have been unable to get more details on this fuze extension or real photos.
    Here's another document on this bomb:
    0_2001e2_c0a693b6_XXXL.jpg
    Last edited by Dreamk; 5th May 2020 at 10:58 AM.

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