Lovett Artillery Collection

Imperial German Foot Artillery

15cm schwere Feld Haubitze (s.F.H.) 1893

15cm s.F.H. 1902 (1909 date)

15cm s.F.H. 1902 (1917 date)

15cm s.F.H. 1913

15cm lg.s.F.H. 1913/02

10cm Kanone 1917

9cm. C/ 1873 Kanone

Ralph Lovett’s Research:
Development of the German 15cm.
Development of the German 10cm.

Imperial German Field Artillery
7,7cm leichte Feld Kanone (l.F.K.) 1896 n/A (1896 date)

7,7cm leichte Feld Kanone (l.F.K.) 1896 n/A (1917 date)

7,7cm leichte Feld Kanone (l.F.K.) 1916

7,7cm lFK 1896 Limber (Protze)

10,5cm leichte Feld Haubitze (l.F.H.) 1898/09

10,5cm leichte Feld Haubitze (l.F.H.) 1916

10,5cm lFH Limber 1898 (Protze)

German Manufactured Export Artillery
7,5cm Mountain Cannon L/13 (1891) with Chilean national marks

7,5cm Kanone (1881)

Imperial German Naval Gun
8,8cm S.K. L/30 (1891)

French Produced Artillery
75mm mle/1897 "French 75"

70mm St. Chamond Mountain Howitzer

Imperial Russian Artillery

107mm M1877 (42 Line Gun)

US Artillery-Civil War Era
Woodruff Gun (1861)

10 Pounder Parrott (1862)

3 Inch Ordnance Piece (1861)

US Artillery Related Spanish American-WW1
3.2 Inch Limber (Spanish-American War Era)

1917 Battery/Store Wagon for the "French 75mm"

75mm US Army M1918 Caisson Limber for the “French 75mm”

75mm US Army M1918 Caisson Limber for the "French 75mm" (2nd example)

75mm US Army M1918 Caisson for the "French 75mm"

US Anti-Tank Guns
37mm Anti-Tank (AT) Gun

57mm Anti-Tank (AT) Gun

76mm T124 Anti-Tank (AT) Gun

GPW Ford "Jeep" used as prime mover for US 37mm AT Gun

German Anti-Tank Guns WW2
3,7cm. Panzer Abwehr Kanone (PAK) 1936

7,5cm. Panzer Abwehr Kanone (PAK) 1940

Japanese Anti-Tank Gun WW2
47mm Type-1

French Anti-Tank Gun
25mm S.A.L. 1937

British Naval Cannon
9 Pounder Naval Carronade (1810 Era)

Yugoslavian Mortars

60mm M70 Yugoslavian Commando Mortar (De-Milled)

60mm M57 Yugoslavian Mortar (One De-Milled & One Live)

82mm Yugoslavian Mortar (De-Milled)

Pieces for Sale or Trade
70mm St. Chamond 1913.  BATF Registered

NSB-3 Sights and Mortar Quadrants

British 3.7 Inch Q.F. sight mount with range drum WW2 era

US 57mm Trail & Support Bracket

US 3 Inch 1902 Firing Mechanism

US Breech & Parts, Type Unknown

US 37mm Ammo Holder Box for the Stuart Tank

US Navy 3 Inch/50 Fuze Setter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Updates October 2016: Yugoslavian 82mm M69A Mortar and the M1977 Packsaddle; Yugoslavian M53 (MG42) Wise Lite Semi Auto; 7,7cm l.F.K. 1896 Limber (Protze) Restoration, 7,7cm l.F.K. 96 n/A field gun restoration complete and firing (dated 1917), 7,7cm l.F.K. 96 n/A field gun restoration (dated 1896), German WW1 Farrier Forge (Feldschmiede 1896), German Manufactured 7,5cm Kanone 1881 Export Gun

Recent Updates December 2015: More Restoration of the Second 7,7cm lFK 1896 n/A in the Collection, Complete set of M1916 Harnessing and M1904 Saddles for the US Army M1918 Caisson Limber in service with the “French 75mm”, Restoration and parts for the German WW1 Era Field Artillery Limber for the 10,5cm lFH 1898/09; Württemberg Field Artillery Enlistedman's Helmet; Prussian Guard Field Artillery EM Pickelhaube; German WWI Farrier Forge (Feldschmiede 1896)

Recent Updates May 2014:Russian 107mm M1877 (42 Line Gun) now with a Direct Fire Sight, Bavarian 3rd Field Artillery Regiment Officer Corps Photograph Album, German 10,5cm lFH 1898/09 Ammunition, German 15cm. s.F.H. Ammunition; 15cm. R.K. Handheld Range Drum, 7,7cm lFK 1896 n/A and lFK 1916 Ammunition Collection, Restoration on the Second 7,7cm lFK 1896 n/A in the Collection, French 75mm mle/97 22/31 and 24/31 Fuze Setter, German Navy 8,8cm. S.K. L/30 Shell Case and Projectile

*This site documents Leon and Ralph Lovett's private collection of Artillery, Anti-Tank Guns, Naval Guns, and Mortars

*This collection is used for study of historic artillery and ordnance related technology from 1800-1957

*Unless otherwise noted, all color photographs on the web site are images of actual examples within the Lovett Collection

*In some cases, period black & white photographs and drawings depict pieces outside of the collection.

*Our goal is restoring and maintaining operational historic artillery pieces plus their associated equipment

*All artillery within the collection produced after 1898 is registered in the US with BATF

*We are in no way a politically oriented group

*Elements of this collection may be considered for Movie Props Rental

*The Lovett Collection has been involved a number of movies to include Glory, Legends of the Fall, General's Daughter and recent work with Skywalker Sound for the Speilberg film War Horse.

*Recipients of the Honorable and the Ancient Order of Saint Barbara  

For all inquiries about use of materials (research, pictures, Movie Property Rentals) please contact
Ralph Lovett (lovett155@hotmail.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All images, research, and text are sole property of Ralph Lovett