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    A couple of ID questions - 20mm and a projectile fuze

    Looking for country and fill type for the 20x139B, country (UK?) and model on the fuze. Also, does anyone know, other than experimentally, did the US ever adopt this 20mm gun or export this ammo?

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    The 20x139B is Italian.

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    Fuze : could be a British No214 mechanical time fuze (ww2)
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    As Minenaz16 states - It's a 'British' No 214 Fuze, which is a US manufactured No. 208 fuze utilising a Junghans mechanism as opposed to a Krupp-Thiel movement.

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    Thanks to all. Here are two examples of what I am referring to on the US 20x139B.

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    The two american 20x139B are very nice.

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    Is there anymore to follow on the Italian 20-MM? Looking for internal diagrams and information on the fuze.

    Joe

 

 

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