Rare armor-piercing shell for the German anti-tank gun (7.5 cm Pak 41) WWII period.
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    Rare armor-piercing shell for the German anti-tank gun (7.5 cm Pak 41) WWII period.

    HI, i'm Alexandr from Russia.
    Sorry for my English.

    A couple of months ago with my friend, we found this wonderful artifact in the Tver region on fights of the summer of 1942. This is 75/55-mm armor-piercing shell to German anti-tank gun with a tapered bore arr. 41 - 7,5 cm Pak.41, one of two versions: 7,5 cm Pzgr.41 (HK) or 7,5 cm Pzgr.41 (StK). One of this shells with a tungsten core, the second looks exactly the same, but the core is made of steel. Therefore, for accurate identification will need to broken shell, but I do not want it. These guns were produced in 1942, a very small party of 150 pcs., After which due to its high cost of production was discontinued. Ammo for it produced in 1942-43 total number of about 144 thousand shots, and more than a third of this amount were fragmentation grenades 7,5 cm Sprgr.41, and we found the shell was produced in an amount of not more than 30 thousand.

    Article about anti-tank gun 7,5 cm Pak.41: 7.5 cm Pak 41 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




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    In the next photo is visible marking 1942



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    Very excellent find! I hope to see many more recoveries by you

    HH
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    Welcome aboard. Very nice find and good research. And no worries about the english as it is very good

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    Very interesting!
    Congratulations on your find!

 

 

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