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The info on the link is dubious.
The projectile was sabot like from the start, based on a Rheinmetall patent for a chamberless rocket projectile in the vogue of the PWK 8 H 63. The propulsion charge being on the outside of the projectile. The project failed on the part of the burning characteristics of the propellant. The Name for the project was: Geraet(apparatus) Hammer. w/o the article Der
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I cannot see that, unless you advise us to buy yet another book.
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I really don't think that is a AA. Looks a little . . . non-AA-ish.
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Sorry. Somehow I posted on the wrong forum.
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OK let's go medieaval
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Let's try an easier one
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Well, what you can tell right off is:

It's an AA gun.
It's design indicates between 1918 and 1930 roughly.
It's between 3" and 4.7" in size
It normally has a gun shield (note the mounting points at the front of the carriage.
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OK let's go medieaval
Good gawd, that ... that make me think of one of the movies I saw way back when. It featured a really big cannon that the Brits sent to Spain to help liberate them from Napoleon. It was a real wall-breaker, and this makes me wonder if it was a 24-pounder or more like a 32 pounder. Looking at that pic, I think the later.

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It is a poor shot, but I will guess at this is a US 3" like the ones that defended Corregidor.
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The older one above, looks like a Spanish or French 18th Century 24 pdr, maybe a 32. I'd put it at mid to late 18th century.

The pedestal mount AA gun looks like a Bofors design.

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The second gun might be a variant of the Bofors 75mm AA in the form of the KNIL Siderius variant.
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