Cupola 24P8 restored and on display

In June we posted about two ‘Kleinstglocken’ 24P8 found in the south of France. One of them was obtained by the Association de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine Historique Militaire in Le Wantzenau, near Strasbourg. And what they did was fantastic. They’ve meticulously renovated this turret to a mint condition and put it on display outside their museum, on […]

Posted on December 4, 2011 at 2:36 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Goldmine in France

Again a unique find in France. Last week we wrote about the four M19 cupolas found on Cazaux military airport. Now we can add two more ones to the list. But this time the turrets are of a type that I thought didn’t exist anymore: the Kleinstglocke 24P8, an early design 250mm thick observation turret. […]

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 1:38 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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