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Another trophy gun has been found!

 

German cannon from WW I found underneath Amherstburg ballpark

 

Anybody want to identify it?



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German field gun found at site of new Amherstburg high school - Windsor Star



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It has an ID number: 4149

There is video in this link:

 

Windsor CTV News



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Boy, that's going to take a lot of work to restore!  But I'm sure someone will do a great job of it.

 

Bosun Al



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Looks like a 77mm FK96Na.



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Agree - 7.7cm FK 96 n.A - with a 4149 serial it was probably built during the early part of WW1. All the FKs up to about

serial 3500 were converted from the original M1896 guns. You need to see the markings on the lower part of the breech ring 

to be sure - see attached image of a converted 1896 gun.

Charlie

 



-- Edited by CharlieC on Friday 2nd of July 2021 12:23:28 AM

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Hello!
Interesting! I agree with 77mm FK96

Feldkanone, 77mm, M96 n.A. (mit Besatzung in Stellung).JPG



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Best regards, Andy

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i wouldnt want to be the batter if the pitcher was using that



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