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> Monuments with cannons in Romania, an inventory
Morar Andrei
Posted: March 12, 2018 12:43 pm
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There are two WW1 era cannons in Șercăița, Brasov county. I couldn't identify the model. At least, their barrels... A bit of help would be useful.

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Note: how to upload photos? I have no idea how to do so...
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Vici
Posted: March 25, 2018 10:52 am
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Thanks, I ve added them to the list.
I cant ID them too, I ll have to research a bit to find out what they were.
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Vici
Posted: March 26, 2018 04:49 pm
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Sorry, no positive ID. They are certainly Krupp by the look of the breech, I suspect a 77 or 80 mm version, but beyond that I dont know the exact version.

Since yesterday I found another 12 cannons (6 locations) and added them to the list on page 1.

Most rare is in Provita de Sus, Prahova County - a Gruson model 1888, 120 mm howitzer which was taken during 1915-16 from the fixed fort emplacements and put on a Romanian made cradle and wheels, used troughout the 1916-17 campaigns. I know of only two other examples, in Stoenesti, Arges. I m not sure if even the Central Military Museum has one.

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Morar Andrei
Posted: May 04, 2018 08:38 pm
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I think that I found the answer about the cannon barrels from Sercăița. They might be from two 100mm Skoda M.1934 howitzers.
I think there is a picture of such an artillery piece on this forum too. You can check if they match.
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