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Massimo_Foti
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:39 pm
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This is dedicated thread where we all can post German artillery serials, from different locations. Mostly to have a centralized place to track the numbers and keep an ongoing discussion.

Let's start with 3.7 cm Pak 36 in Saumur:

R15562
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:10 am
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5.0 cm Pak 38 in Saumur:

R.6575

The marking above the breech seems a bit odd to me.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:27 pm
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1942 hhg stands for Rheinmetall-Borsig
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:53 pm
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Massimo, Walter, et al,

I love the idea!
I've always felt that artillery- of all nations- has gotten short shift with respect to kits and references, though that is being better addressed these days.
I have photos of most of the remaining WWII German artillery pieces in Canada and would love to participate. That said, it is my observation that most of the guns are parked outside and between the multiple layers of thick paint and or rust, many of the serial numbers and manufacturing marks are no longer distinct.
I'll go through my photos and see what I can gleam.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:22 pm
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Pak 40 Liberty Museum Overloon
This time no R-number but a PJ-number
The number is PJ 1054
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:25 pm
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Pak 38 Liberty Museum Overloon
Number R 9705
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:27 pm
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10,5cm LeFH 18/40 Liberty Museum Overloon
Number R 2080
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:53 pm
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88mm FlaK 37 Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands
Number: R674



Besides the serial at the breech, there are a bunch of serial numbers all over
- the cradle has it own serial at various locations;
- the crucifix platform has it's own serial also

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:10 pm
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Should this be moved to the Artillery Forum??
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:27 pm
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Michel
The 88mm at Hoek van Holland is a Flak 36 not 37

Walter
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:29 am
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- armyjunk2
Should this be moved to the Artillery Forum??


Good call. Done.
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Michel_Krauss
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:19 pm
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Michel
The 88mm at Hoek van Holland is a Flak 36 not 37

Walter


Walter,

you are correct .... typing error

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 1:34 pm
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Hi Guys,

When I get a chance, I'll collate what I have and post them here.

Cheers!
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