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    An interesting-looking, 1916, Grimsby-made item.

    WWI_Grimsby_Munitions.jpg

    Is anybody able to give me some information about this 1916, Grimsby-made item? Thank you for looking.

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    What information are you looking for?

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    Just wondering exactly what it is. I bought it for the maker's mark. My work colleagues and I have been trying to work out what I have, without much success!

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    The seller is a very knowledgeable chap - did he not give you a clue?

    The following website might be of interest to you for what it has about Grimsby in WWI, and it shows another one of what you have just bought:

    http://www.rodcollins.com/wordpress/...of-grimsby-wwi

    Have a search of "Mills grenade base plug" on BOCN and you will find a few mentions.


    Last edited by Snufkin; 24th September 2019 at 10:15 PM.

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    It is a base plug for a Grenade Hand No. 5.

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    Many thanks indeed Mr Snufkin. I now know much more. Nobody got it right today! It's a nice piece with a local connection. I will treasure it!

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    Thank you very much for your help AE501. :-)

 

 

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