Manufacturer: Friedrich Krupp; Country of Origin: Prussia; Model: Sliding breech block mountain gun / cannon on field carriage; Year of Manufacture: Dated 1893; Serial Number: No. Alfred Krupp was introduced to the Bessemer process to mass-produce steel by his London agent and friend, Alfred Longsdon, in 1859-60. Marked on the breech with Siamese Government proofs and "FRIED. Description: Serial Number 2. I am wondering if this might even be the same gun? From the 1870s, they were purchased by countries all over the world. With the HE shells common in the mid- to late-1900th century the shell weights were converted to metric in countries which used or transferred to metric units at the time. $64.5K. In 1856, Fried. That sort of shooting with a non-recoil mountain gun was less of an exercise in practical gunnery and more of a conjuring trick. The Krupp gun is a family of artillery pieces that was adopted for use by several world armies from the nineteenth century onwards. Despite the impression you might get from the commentator the race still goes on today. Actually, I recall this is in some way repetition what was discussed on one related chats. Centro de Información para la Defensa (MINFAR). By 1893 the caliber was scaled to … I shared this on the Facebook page as well. They fire a much more effective HE shell than even 105mm howitzers, their range is nearly as good the best pack howitzers, and they weigh less than half as much as the 75mm pack howitzers. The Model 1903 was a "stock gun" from Krupp that could be supplied to customers on short notice with minor alterations to suit the customers needs. A 2in mortar round had about as much HE filling as a 2.5in mountain gun shell, and could “reach out and touch someone” over intervening high ground or even shooting down into a valley from a mountainside. The Krupp guns were purchased by the armies of Russia, Austria, and the Ottoman Empire during the 1860s. The 10.5 cm K gepanzerte Selbstfahrlafette ("10.5 gun on armoured self-propelled mount") was a prototype self-propelled gun used by Nazi Germany during World War II.Although it was originally designed as a Schartenbrecher ("bunker buster") for use against the French Maginot Line defences, following the defeat of France it was evaluated for use as a tank destroyer on the Eastern Front. The Japanese also had a similar (NO Recoil) Mountain Gun, based on the Schneider (French) 65mm. Japanese type 90 Osaka/Schneider divisional field gun 1936 - 1945. In 1906, Siam (now Thailand) purchased a batch of 50mm mountain guns from Krupp of Germany. I like the way unnecessary parts and features have been omitted to keep weight and cost down. The Italian 65mm Mod. What can I say – like encyclopedia! After the Italian armistice the Germans captured a lot of them with large ammo stocks from Italian Royal Army units in the German occupation areas and used them extensively in Italy. The Russians used 45mm, while the British, who went by “pounds”, settled at around 40mm (the two-pounder AT). The 75mm Krupp mountain gun was a rapid-fire artillery piece made of steel, which for transport, “a lomo”, four mules were used: one for the barrel, another for the front of the gun carriage, another for the rear and a fourth for the wheels. That works out to… 8.8cm, or 88mm. It saw fairly extensive use by the German military during World War I, and was also used by various German […], The Dreyse needle rifle (or zundnadelgewehr, which translates to needle firing rifle) was a major step forward in military rifle technology, although it did not remain at the forefront for very long (much like the […]. The correspondence of shell weights to the modern Imperial pound was of course not exact, since the units used in different countries varied considerably and there was no standardization (that was the main reason why the metric system became so widely accepted in Europe in a relatively short time). The initial order for the Mle 1906 mountain gun was for 120 guns 2 which equipped the Regiments d'artillerie de Montagne supporting the Chasseurs Alpins. These were simple fixed barrel guns with steel-belted wooden wheels. [1] After a lengthy period of trial and error, this steel was developed to such quality that the royal factory of Woolwich in England acquired steel from Krupp to manufacture guns that conformed to British naval ordinances. Gun Type Forty-One . The velocity of this shell, moreover, was much less than that of a field gun shell. Their use of 50mm (or 5cm as their notation always was) was more on the principle of Krupp and Rheinmetall wanting a “proprietary” bore. These guns where used at Gallipoli buy the Turks on the allies landing and of course the ANZACs ( I am from New Zealand). (Maximum over-elevation & no zone charges generally “got ‘er done”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32s4qCCFnmk. 1956 pack howitzer. The rifle with its trigger guard rotated forward and its breech open (Matthew Moss) Like the earlier Ferguson rifle, which drew heavily on earlier screw breech designs, this rifle has a rotating trigger guard which acts as a lever to … To be fair the Mle 1906 gun did not have a gun shield whereas the Krupp gun did. This race from 1999 has the best explanation that I’ve seen of it. The Honduran Navy maintains one Krupp cannon from 1948, in the Amapala Naval Base in the Pacific Honduran , according military sources is still in working order. Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. Krupp A.G., produced a 9cm muzzle-loading rifled gun of cast steel, which gave such good results that Prussiaadopted steel for making army guns, it being the first country to do so. FYI, Siamese Krupp 50mm currently listed for sale on gun boards. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation 1875 A Mountain Gun Style Cannon in 85mm - the hardened steel barrel shot both artillery and ball an... on Nov 29, 2020 As basic as it gets… Couple of observations: the trail, being 2 piece could have accommodated some sort of recoil mitigating device; the breech is nice mechanically… rack and pinion would do same thing but this is probably more protected. Have just spent half a day catching up on reading and videos. Japanese Krupp 7.5cm mountain gun, Meiji 41, also used as infantry gun after WW1. ), The Germans used 37mm, initially for light AT guns, and then for automatic AA, same as the U.S., and again mainly due to the French. (And let’s not even talk about the 13-pounder 20-cwt AA. The 75mm Krupp mountain guns sold to the Ottoman Army used a shell that was much lighter (5 kilos or so) than that fired by the 75mm field gun. It is a relatively simple (and thus relatively inexpensive at the time) design, with no recoil mechanism or adjustable traverse: Fun fact; The WW 2 British 25-pounder field gun bore was 3.45in. Colectivo de autores (1510-1868). These were simple fixed barrel guns with steel-belted wooden wheels. (The Bofors was next to impossible to mount on a half-track, which as the default SP AA with the U.S. Army at the time. By this means, they developed the best breechloading guns of the time, assisted by Longsdon's patented designs. http://www.patreon.com/ForgottenWeaponshttps://www.floatplane.com/channel/ForgottenWeapons/homeCool Forgotten Weapons merch! Should not loading and closing breech be done by one person and with same hand? Hu Made Krupp 75mm mountain gun It was made by Jiang Nan Manufacturing Bureau at Shanghai. The British 2.5in ML version was unusual in that its tube came apart into two sections, threaded together. I can safely conclude the missing word was com??? Someone uploaded a video from a competition from 1997. At first, the caliber of the Krupp guns was determined by the weight of the projectile in pounds, but, in the 1860s, they began to designate caliber by the diameter of the bore in centimeters or millimeters. It’s called the Gun Carriage Race, and it commemorates the Royal Navy landing parties use in the the Boer War. The Model 1841 6-pounder gun was one of a “family of weapons” designed by the U.S. Army Ordnance Department in 1841 (companion pieces were the Model 1841 12-Pdr., 24-Pdr. Description. The Japanese gun is different from the other Krupp guns in Ralph's post since the trail is a simple tubular construction and the breech is a screw type rather than the Krupp sliding wedge. It has been reported in that direct copies of the Krupp M1904 mountain gun were built at the Shansi Province Arsenal controlled by the warlord Yen Hsi-shan and the Jiang Nan Manufacturing Bureau in Shanghai. The later Type 31 (Meiji year 31, i.e. In 1897, when the French 75mm quick-firing gun appeared, Krupp produced the similar 77mm, which was much used in World War I. An article back in the 1970s in Guns & Ammo showed a Siamese Krupp 2,95 Inch Mountain Gun, in working order, and the Repro shells made for it from cut-off 40mm Bofors casings. Considering their intended targets (irritable locals), they didn’t need to be too sophisticated, and in fact the simpler they were, the less there was to go wrong. KRUPP. Breech loading, few examples of this early large caliber Mountain gun exist. His screw breech (US #33876) and a gas check (US #167981) designs for artillery were used by Krupp in some of their guns including the popular 68mm breechloading Mountain Gun. Also, Krupp was one of the first manufacturers to design practical breechloading guns for army use. I liked the admonition at the end…”Tune into Forgottenweapons dot BRRRRRRAAAAPPP!!! BTW, the WW 1 13-pounder HA gun was a 3″, while the 18-pounder FA gun was a 3.3″; telling them apart by looking at the muzzle could be a bit difficult. A.G./ESSEN", then more Siamese markings and Krupp symbols. As far as I know, the only Japanese mountain gun with no recoil mechanism was the old 7cm Mountain Gun from 1883, which even had an old fashioned bronze barrel and was designed with Italian assistance. The mountain guns were superseded by the Stokes-type mortars in the 1920s and ’30s. 50mm 1902 Krupp Siamese Mountain Howitzer as made for Siam. Krupp also copied the Blakely system to manufacture banded guns. Krupp A.G., produced a 9cm muzzle-loading rifled gun of cast steel, which gave such good results that Prussia adopted steel for making army guns, it being the first country to do so. The Skoda design led to the design (Post WW II) of the 105mm Pack Howitzer ( Italian design, Nato adopted.). In 1811, Friedrich Krupp founded his cast-steel factory Gusstahlfabrik, but it was his son, Alfred Krupp, who attained notable success. Well, unique German way I guess. ), The French also used 37mm for very light infantry-type guns, and the U.S. adopted it from them during WW 1. and 32-Pdr field Howitzers; the Model 1841 12-Pdr Gun and the 12-Pdr Mountain Howitzer). Breech closure was achieved by a steel wedge that slid transversely on a short groove at the rear part of the gun. A weapon that could compete in the world marketplace against similar weapons produced by the Krupp consortium of Germany. War Museum Athens - Krupp 75mm mountain gun - 6749.jpg 1,728 × 2,304; 822 KB War Museum Athens - Krupp 75mm mountain gun - 6750.jpg 2,304 × 1,728; 1.54 MB Zhenning fort.jpg 600 × … Most came apart into four sections; One tube, one trail, two wheels. The 65-105 mm mountain guns had a much longer range in indirect mode than any smooth bore mortars available at the time, and they were more useful for direct fire. The base rifle is a […], The 1907 Dreyse is an early automatic pistol whose design is attributed to Louis Schmeisser. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjUjYR-hbY0. In 1856, Fried. The principal characteristic of Krupp guns is that they are made of steel. The competition was to simulate moving the gun through the mountains. French, German, Italian, and Russian guns used in overseas operations. In 1811, Friedrich Krupp founded his cast-steel factory Gusstahlfabrik, but it was his son, Alfred Krupp, who attained notable success. The 75 mm Krupp mountain gun was a breechloading rapid fire weapon, used by Spanish Army in Cuba. The gun reminds me of a video I saw 20-20 years ago about a British gun moving competition based on, as I recall, howitzers used in India. Now I can see that with spade of trail located into groove in soil changes recoil effect dramatically. The total weight of the gun was 388 kg, and had a a range of 3850 meters. Your email address will not be published. A deactivation will be required to get the BATF exportpermit. By the 1880s, Krupp had developed an 88mm naval gun and adopted 75mm as the caliber for the army's field and mountain guns. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ac719950c4b7f8b61bc5532beaef08f5" );document.getElementById("e59997425a").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Caliber being 50mm is kind of unusual; one would expect something like 47 or 52. The Krupp Mountain Gun is a small howitzer made by the Fried. Mountain guns with no recoil mechanism were pretty much being phased out before WW1 already, although the need to manufacture more guns, no matter if they were modern or not, brought back some obsolescent designs during the war. This type of small Mountain Gun was disassembled and transported on mules or horses in rough terrain. Even with the popularity of full-capacity polymer wonders, the big-bore wheelgun still has a … Mountain guns like this were very common with colonial forces in the 1800s. It’s a larger gun than the one used in Ian’s video, but the teams still sling them around like they were feathers. 4; Caliber: 6 cm; Barrel Length: 37"; Approximate Measurement: 67" x 33.5" x 32.75"; Approximate Weight: Undetermined due to size; Note: Has not been test fired and needs restoration 75mm = 12 pounds (originally). These were simple fixed barrel guns with steel-belted wooden wheels. Most notably the Italians restarted the production of the 70mm M1902 (Cannone da 70/15 Mod. The Krupp guns were purchased by the armies of Russia, Austria, and the Ottoman Empire during the 1860s. 1909 Model L 30 KRUPP Field Gun details. The Krupp 7.5 cm Model 1903 was a field gun used by a number of European armies in both World War I and World War II. This particular weapon shows signs of multiple coats of gray paint from previous restorations and … The gun remained in second line service (mostly by the frontier guard artillery units) until 1943 officially, although probably some also served with the RSI (Italian Social Republic) army in Northern Italy until 1945. In fact, we used 37mm automatic AA guns right through WW 2; they were used by the Army while the Navy preferred the Bofors 40mm. the cannon i always wanted , an artical on this gun many years ago got me going on cannons. I imagine ‘Eon’ will have something to say about that. This probably came down to rebuilding the old Krupp 75mm with a new open carriage and a new longer barrel, much after a design by HIH Siderius: the 75mm L35 field gun: 47mm was a standard French and Italian bore, also adopted by Japan. Really enjoyed this mountain gun one. Description: Krupp siamese moutain cannon , breach loading, rifled ,cartridge pack cannon made by krupp for the siamese govt around 1905. there are about 40 in the USA This cannon WAS on the nfa cr list, but has been removed.. .... thus it transfers like a standard rifle on a 4473 with no nfa paperwork !!! The Turks in 1877 used Krupp guns, so the 77mm field gun could be used for the Turks as well. Krupp 50mm Mountain Guns for Siam (Thailand) In 1906, Siam (now Thailand) purchased a batch of 50mm mountain guns form Krupp of Germany. From 1921 to 1928, totally 68 guns were made. To say that the Stokes mortars replaced mountain guns is not entirely correct. A recoil system and a traverse crank are nice to have, but you would need another elephant. The commentator gives the weights of the various components of the gun, which might interest some people here. Cool Forgotten Weapons merch! And yes, this was the origin of Kipling’s poem “Screw Guns”; http://www.poetryloverspage.com/poets/kipling/screw_guns.html. I remember reading in some gun magazine in the early 80s about one of these. © 2020 Forgotten Weapons.Site developed by Cardinal Acres Web Development. The 65mm gun was common in North Africa and was also mounted on trucks as a makeshift SP artillery. Nice review Euroweasel and that completes answer to my question, while Eon made clear why Germany’s industry went their own way. There's even an obsolete (for this period) 18th century field piece that the Europeans might encounter in remote places. The 75mm Krupp mountain gun would prove its effectiveness in the battle of San Juan Hill, where the two pieces deployed by the Spaniards managed to locate and silence … The Alpine front against Austria required a lot of mountain guns and for direct fire applications the lack of recoil mechanism was not a very serious shortcoming. Designed to be carried by elephant, mule, or even soldiers, the guns disassemble into a number of man-portable pieces. They look like barn door compare with similar German pieces of the era. (Getting clobbered by a weapon gives you respect for it.). Gun Type Forty-Two . Single digit serial number. From 1907 to 1928, totally 494 this kind of guns were made. Thanks! Initially, Krupp developed a breechloading system with a wedge breech block, but, because of problems with escape of gas, it continued to manufacture muzzle-loading guns until the adoption of the Broadwell ring allowed the problem to be solved. Marked on the breech with Siamese Government proofs and "FRIED. Please consider, James D. Julia: WWI German Gewehr 98 Sniper, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0etdjCxR9PE, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjUjYR-hbY0. Length = 4.20 meters (13.75 feet) Bore Diameter = 75 mm. Although the fact that it just misses being exactly two inches (2″=50.8mm) may have made it easier to sell in formerly British colonial areas. Krupp Company in Essen, Germany. While the 1.65” mountain gun had proved a successful design for the firm, Hotchkiss set about developing a larger gun capable of firing a shrapnel round. Naval gu… i also found a vidio that talks more about the gun Lighter and easier to transport, easier to set up in a hurry, and about as accurate, plus longer range and higher lethality. Krupp in 1891 for the Chilean Army. for some reason I stopped getting updates by email. In the 20th century this regularity was not maintained, since for example the British WW2 17-pounder AT gun had a 76.2mm (or 3″) bore. 1898) 75mm mountain gun designed by Colonel Arisaka had a primitive but surprisingly functional “semi-regid” recoil system with spring buffers. The German 88 mm anti-aircraft gun from World War II manufactured in Spain in 1948 in accordance with the original WW-II specifications and in superb condition. Both of them are still in use by some armies, although the latter is not in practice transportable by pack animals. Weight = 990 kilograms (2,182 lbs) NOTE to INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:The FiringPin is removed. The most common way to move them was on muleback, as Ian said. You’re right, that’s a very cool little gun! 47mm = 3 pounds It can still be broken up to parts which can be transported by light trucks over a difficult terrain more readily than any towed artillery piece. Krupp 50mm Mountain Gun (Thai Model 1902) July 28, 2014Ian McCollumArtillery, Video22 We’re taking a look at another artillery piece today, a 50mm mountain gun made for Siam (now Thailand) by the German Krupp company. «Las piezas de artillería de campaña y montaña usadas en la Guerra del Pacífico». Han Made 75mm Type 10 mountain gun It was a copy of Japanese Type 6 75mm mountain gun. In 1906, Siam (now Thailand) purchased a batch of 50mm mountain guns from Krupp of Germany. A century's history of the Krupp works, 1812-1912, Krupp Works, 1912, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Krupp_gun?oldid=2770058, War of the Pacific, Philippine Revolution, Philippine American War, World War I. Galté Lockett, Gilles (2006). But Turkey apparently acquired a large number of 75mm field guns with the help of Rheinmetall and Gutehoffnugshuette in Germany. Designed to be carried by elephant, mule, or even soldiers, the guns disassemble into a number of man-portable pieces. This is another one…The Command Field Gun Run 2013 – you get to see more of the details of the team set-ups: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G-vQjBFU-4, CB in FL…I have a friend, retired from the US Navy in ’09 who was chosen to participate in one of these competitions…his team won…. Elevation gear also marked in Siamese. It is a relatively simple (and thus relatively inexpensive at the time) design, with no recoil mechanism or adjustable traverse: Germany was one of the first nations to really get into the sniping business during World War I, and this is an example of their sniper rifle of the period. 50mm 1902 Krupp Siamese Mountain Howitzer as made for Siam. The US 75mm pack howitzer M1 (M116) developed in the 1920s was a direct descendant of mountain guns, and in the 1950s OTO-Melara designed the 105mm Mod. Rare 1875 Krupp Howitzer Mountain Cannon 85mm - Nov 29, 2020 | California Auctioneers in CA Serial Number 2. 1875 A Mountain Gun Style Cannon in 85mm - the hardened steel barrel shot both artillery and ball and is right turn rifled. Naval guns were also rapidly developed; from 1863, guns were being manufactured for several navies, including the Austro-Hungarian Navy, Ottoman Empire and Russia. In any case: 37mm = 1½ pounds Notify me of follow-up comments by email. If I recall they made ammo from cut down 40mm Bofor gun cases. Japanese type 41, 75mm regimental gun 1908 - 1945. One item of concern of this otherwise perfectly synchronized crew is that loader’s hand may be at risk as firer may close breech too early. Enjoy what you read on Forgotten Weapons? This weapon was of a type most likely manufactured in the late 1890’s. Thank you, very nice set of video ‘juver’! U.S. Model 1841 6-Pounder. 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