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Relic Discussion => Artillery => Topic started by: K. Sylvester on August 13, 2019, 07:07:23 PM

Title: Unusual Bormann Fuze
Post by: K. Sylvester on August 13, 2019, 07:07:23 PM
Hi all, Iím new around here.
A friend of mine recently found a nice little Bormann fuzed 6 pdr. I have never seen a Bormann fuze that looks like this one. Does anyone have any insight on this?

Thanks!
Keith
Title: Re: Unusual Bormann Fuze
Post by: Dave the plumber on August 14, 2019, 05:42:22 PM
 welcome to the forums !!           That Bormann fuze, is typically referred to as a 'high lip Bormann fuze" . And typically they are considered to be a CS invention. But, US ones were also made and are out there.    Refer to Chuck Jones book, page 26 to read about it.   David
Title: Re: Unusual Bormann Fuze
Post by: callicles on August 14, 2019, 07:42:08 PM
I believe the size of the pipe hump and (what appears to be) two tick marks before the no. 1 position would indicate it is, in fact, the Confederate high lip variety. Nice find!