Welcome to the Inert Ordnance Collectors.
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Wichita Kansas, U.S.A.
    Posts
    239
    Thanks
    411
    Thanked 283 Times in 54 Posts

    ELAZ 55 German fuze

    Hello, Can anyone tell me what the "EL" in ELAZ stands for? Any information on the meaning of the other markings and what the cap says would be appreciated . THANKS! Pat
    Last edited by wichitaslumlord; 5th August 2010 at 08:05 AM.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Holland
    Posts
    1,776
    Thanks
    425
    Thanked 2,075 Times in 466 Posts
    ELAZ stands for ELectrischer Anschlag Zunder or -translated- Electric impact fuze.
    The text on the cap says: Remove cap and gasket before inserting the fuze into the bomb body
    Regards, DJH

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Lancashire,England
    Posts
    5,589
    Thanks
    447
    Thanked 101 Times in 53 Posts
    Hello Pat,thats a nice example you have there.

    gyz 41 This type 55 was made in 1941 by Steatit-Magnesia A-G. Dralowid-Werk,Telttow,Potsdamerstr.57

    cheers

    waff

  4. #4
    Premium Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    581
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

    not completly right i gues

    Quote Originally Posted by pzgr40 View Post
    ELAZ stands for ELectrischer Anschlag Zunder or -translated- Electric impact fuze.
    The text on the cap says: Remove cap and gasket before inserting the fuze into the bomb body
    Regards, DJH
    Dear pzgr40 you are nearly right its not ´´Anschlag ´´ it should be ´´Aufschlag ´´ but the rest are completly right !

    wbr David

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Wichita Kansas, U.S.A.
    Posts
    239
    Thanks
    411
    Thanked 283 Times in 54 Posts
    Thanks to all. I really appreciate your help! Pat

 

 

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Back to top