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PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:34 pm
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Hello again, Anyone know what this piece is? Signage is incorrect I believe ..



Also can anyone help on locating these pieces? Lats and Longs would be helpful but a street address will help a lot, does anyone have photos??? and Thanks for looking

155mm GPF, Charlotte, NC.....Was at the Air Guard Armory...?
5" Pedestal Mount, Youngstown, OH...?
3" Driggs-Seabury, Vernon, NY.............Cemetery
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:23 pm
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Signage is incorrect is incorrect for sure. Do you have more/better picture?

I am just wild guessing here, but it reminds me of some Skoda pieces from the thirties:
www.flickr.com/photos/...3824243881
www.flickr.com/photos/...4595717860

Massimo
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2014 4:17 pm
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[quote="armyjunk2"]
Also can anyone help on locating these pieces? Lats and Longs would be helpful but a street address will help a lot, does anyone have photos??? and Thanks for looking

5" Pedestal Mount, Youngstown, OH...?
/quote]

Could this be a shipboard gun? If you any further info I could go up there and look, it's only an hour away.

. . . And this reminded me. There's this coastal gun (I think) in Dravosburg PA:
static.panoramio.com.s...724750.jpg

As I recall it is a Vickers or Armstrong-Whitworth or some other obviously British gun. How did it get here?

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:23 pm
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Hi Guys,
Massimo
It could easy be a Skoda, it was captured by the 36th Division and they fought in Italy. Doesn't seem exactly the same but very close, the pic I have came offline so its the only one I have.

Kurt
All the info I have on the 5inch Pedestal is that it's in Youngstown and its a Coast Artillery piece, I have no idea if its there, but I was told they had one. Should have ID info on the muzzle end of the tube.

The Dravosburg PA 4.7in QF MKIV is a good find, I think there are about 6 around the country, Fort Moultrie has one.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:15 pm
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Dear Sirs,
it is schwere 10.5-cm Kanone 35 (t) (Skoda, series model: J, designation in the Czechoslovak army: 10.5 cm hruby kanon vz. 35) in 36th Infantry Division Memorial Park, Brownwood, TX, USA (certainty 10 out of ten).

Photos serial number = atlantikwall.net/pictu..._(t)_2.jpg

Similar appearance and construction was 15 cm hruba houfnice vz. 37 (Skoda, series model: K, designation in the German army: schwere 15-cm Haubitze 37 (t)).

Source
forum.valka.cz/topic/view/12572
www.delostrelectvocsar...vz.35.html
www.delostrelectvocsar...ice-vz_37/
www.delostrelectvocsar...z-37-2.jpg
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:49 pm
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Thanks everyone, That's a tough one as its the only one in the US I believe, Thanks a lot
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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2015 4:05 pm
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Time for a little update...

155mm GPF, Charlotte, NC.....Was at the Air Guard Armory. This piece was moved to Camp Butner, NC 36° 10.989'N 78° 47.610'W


5" Pedestal Mount, Youngstown, OH...? This is a Model 1897 Coast Artillery piece, tube only. I still need a location and pic for this one


3" Driggs-Seabury, Vernon, NY............. 43° 5.064'N 75° 32.335'W
This is a M1898M1 No.119 Driggs-Seabury Coast Artillery piece. I still need a pic for this one

Dravosburg PA: 4.7in QF MKIV No. Armstrong 40° 21.067'N 79° 53.319'W

Thanks for all the help on these so far...
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 7:13 pm
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Hallo,
10,5 cm kanon vz.35 (schwere 10,5 cm Kannone (t)) and 15 cm houfnice K1 ( turkisch model as the same as K4- schwere 15 cm haubitze 37(t)) from Czech Military Technical Museum Lešany







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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:15 am
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Thank you very much.
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