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  • French 75mm brass shell case for the model 1879 artillery gun the case has all of its original markings and dated 1915 found on the Somme battlefield of 1916-1918

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    This is a French 75mm shell case for the model 1879 artillery gun. The shell case which is in nice condition still retain's its shiny brass colour the case has all its original markings and dated 1915 on the bottom all clear to see the case has a couple of holes drilled in it but overall a very nice condition example of this famous case .The case is from a private collection it was originally found on the Somme battlefield of 1916-1918 a very nice condition relic from the famous Somme battlefield.

    Canon de 75 Modèle 1897 The French "75" - or to be more precise: Canon de  75, modèle 1897 - was a new and revolutionary piece of weaponery, as  revolutionary as other remarkable inventions that changed the face of  battle, say, the bayonet or the ...


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