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haven't forgotten this thread. BOOM!


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Are these large enough to fit in?


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Posted 05/15/2011   7:11 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wadmalatz - tough call... thought I almost want to say they belong in the small(er) gun thread...
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Posted 05/16/2011   6:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add backroads to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I am surprised that this hasn't hit the topic. Not in the field but on the factory floor from the Canadian WWII era definitive issue.



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Here is an image of an overprinted airmail stamp depicting a battle scene featuring artillery, designed and engraved by Claude Andréotto, and issued by Benin (formerly Dahomey) on July 4, 1976 in celebration of the USA's bicentennial, Scott No. C248.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting Turkish field artillery in action at Sudd ul Bahr in 1915, during the Battle of Gallipoli, printed by typography, and issued by Turkey in 1916, Scott No. 420. Note: The principal weapon depicted on the stamp appears to be a German-made Krupp 7.5 cm Model 1903 howitzer (photo), but I am certainly no expert on guns.

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Dover Fort, St. Peter Parish, engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., Ltd., and issued for use in Barbados on April 13, 1953, Scott No. 235. Note: The Barbados National Cannon Collection, numbering some 400 guns, is the largest collection of 17th century English iron guns in the world.

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Here are images of the two stamps in a set depicting antique cannons, designed by Norwegian artist Fredrik Matheson (1908-1999), printed by lithography, and issued by Norway on May 22, 1985, Scott Nos. 858 & 859, Facit Nos. 956 & 957.

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300th Anniversary of Norwegian Artillery


200th Anniversary of Norwegian Artillery Command School


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Nelson's Dockyard is a cultural heritage site and marina in English Harbour, Antigua. It was named for British admiral and national hero Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (1758-1805), who lived in the Dockyard from 1784 through 1787. Here are images of the two stamps in a set depicting the Dockyard, with an inset portrait of Lord Nelson, engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., Ltd., and issued for use in Antigua on November 14, 1962 to publicize the restoration of the Dockyard, Scott Nos. 127 & 128.

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Argentina - Battle of Salta
We can see among others weapons, a cannon

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Here are images of the five stamps in a set depicting historic cannons, designed by Czech artist Vladimir Kovarik, combined engraved by Josef Hercík and photogravure, and issued by Czechoslovakia on August 31, 1970, Scott Nos. 1692-96.

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Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) cannon and Baron von Münchhausen.


Hussite Wars (1419-1434) cannon and Saint Barbara.


Austro-Prussian War (1866) cannon and legendary cannoneer Javurek.


Early 20th century cannon and the La Columbiad moon shell (Jules Verne).


World War I howitzer and Good Soldier Schweik.
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Poland 1951 Scott 499.

Commemorating the 80th Anniv. of the Paris Commune featuring
General Jaroslaw Dabrowski. Except that it isn't.

The portrait is of Henry Dabrowski, pianist & composer.
Someone didn't do their homework

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Mogador Fortress, Essaouira, Morocco, designed by French artist Alexandre Delpy, engraved by Charles-Paul Dufresne, and issued for use in French Morocco on December 4, 1953, Scott No. 291.

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