10,5cm lFH Ammunition

Above:  Illumination projectile (left) and the long pattern high explosive projectile l.F.H. Gr. (right) for the 10,5cm lFH 1898/09, 10,5cm lFH 1916, and the 10,5cm lFH 1916 Kp.  The fuze on the illumination projectile is a very detailed reproduction of the Lg. Zdr. S/22

(Left) reproduction of the Lg. Zdr. S/22 fuze (Middle) L.H.Z. 17 (Right) H.Z. 14

Below: The 10,5cm HE projectile along with the wicker basket to hold two projectiles on the left and right compartments and shell cases in the middle compartment

Below: Front view of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket

Below: Top view of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket

Below: Side view of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket

Below: Bottom view of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket

Below: View of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket leather tab marked AWS and dated 1912

Below: Front view of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket

Below: View of the edge of the 10,5cm projectile and shell case wicker basket. You can see the divided compartment center for the shell cases in this view

Links for other parts of the Lovett Collection related to the German 10,5cm lFH 1898 and 1916:

10,5cm lFH 1898/09 and 1916 Limber

This horse equipment can be seen on the WW1 Era Field Artillery Harness and Saddle page

WW2 Era Field Artillery Harness and Saddle

For the 10,5cm lFH 1916 howitzer

For the 10,5cm lFH 1898/09 howitzer

10,5cm lFH 1898/09 Gunner's Quadrant

German Field Artillery Aiming Circle

German Forward Observer Scope

 

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