75mm gun (model 1897) with its forepart. Period 1918.
The gun of 75 mm model 1897 is a piece of field artillery of the French army, which is one of the most famous guns of all time. A revolutionary design for its time, it brings together, in fact, all the latest advances in artillery at the end of the 19th century, namely: the use of smokeless powder, of the recoil ammunition of the fusing shell, breech-loading according to the Nordenfelt process , and a hydro pneumatic recoil brake. This synthesis, by eliminating the de-targeting when shooting, made an old dream of the gunners finally possible, the rapid fire. The gun of 75 had a rate of about 6 shots per minute with a range of 11 km. In critical situations, it could shoot up to 20 shots per minute. It is thanks to its features that he was called the King gun '.
This piece of artillery is a part of the military history of France.
This large size model is a nice full and detailed coupling with 4 turning wheels and a chest opening under the seat of the front part.
Tinsmith work made from sheet metal, cut, formed, assembled by welding points and completely painted.
Decoration object and for showcase, rare and of quality. No equivalent on the market. For enlightened and informed real lovers.
Size of the object:
1 / gun:
Length: 38 cm
Width: 21 cm
Height: 17 cm
2 / ammo box:
Length: 38 cm
Width: 22,5 cm
Height: 20,5 cm
- Paese d’origine
- Pari al nuovo
- primo XX (1° Guerra Mondiale)