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PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:40 pm
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hello everyone, any ideas on what these abandoned pieces of equipment are? Second photograph is some sort of AA equipment I think or a piece of that equipment. Thanks a lot



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 10:21 pm
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This is a french Canon antichar de 25mm modèle 1937 at which the shield lacking, recoil spring and a blast remover of gun muzzle.





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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:02 pm
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Thank you Jim, sometimes the more I look the less I see...

The AA part is maybe a 1930's part

Both were at Ft Totten NY in the 80's
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:12 pm
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The AA may belong to a Breda 20 mm, but I am really wild guessing here

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:00 pm
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Dear Sirs,
Breda is an Italian product. French Army only system Hotchkiss:
- mitrailleuse de 25 mm contre-aéroplanes modèle 1938
- mitrailleuse de 25 mm contre-aéroplanes modèle 1939 (heavy variant)
- mitrailleuse de 25 mm contre-aéroplanes modèle 1940 (naval and static variant)
- mitrailleuse de 25 mm contre-aéroplanes modèle 1940 jumelée (ground-based twin variant)
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:35 pm
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I sorta think US 1930-40 AA Equipment not necessarily a weapon but fire control equipment....but I really don't know...These are/were located at Fort Totten, NYC
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