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    British lemon grenade ??

    Hi all you experts out there..
    This is my most recent acquisition. but could do with a little help identifying it.. could it be current issue British grenade not sure where fuze would fit.
    any help would be great.
    here are some pics.GREN 1.jpgGREN 2.jpgGREN 3.jpgGREN 4.jpgGREN 5.jpg

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    Hi Kenny,
    I am by no means an expert on grenades, but i think what you have there is a German WW2 No39 Egg Grenade. I am sure one or two more knowledgeable members will be able to give you some more information.
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    I agree with Weasel

    http://lexpev.nl/grenades/europe/ger...granate39.html

    Considering its pristine condition, it may be a well done repro.
    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

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    Hi..thanks for replies..yes I am sure you right..I think judging by the condition it is more than likely a repro. .that is why I thought it may have been a modern current grenade ..I will probably offload it onto ebay...unless someone wants to make me a cheeky offer ������
    Last edited by Kenny; 11th December 2019 at 09:18 AM.

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    Ebay won't allow it.

    It was probably one of the German grenades made for 'Band of Brothers' or possibly a Soldier of Fortune product.
    Author of 'British Rifle Grenades of the Great War'

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    Wanted: Baton/Irritant rounds (inert) and associated items, .700 NE (inert) and boxes (empty), .32-40 cartridge boxes (empty), WW2 British shotgun cartridge boxes (empty), Greener Police Gun cartridge boxes (empty). Message me if you have any of these items for sale/trade.

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    Hi..
    not knowing what these go for..what would be a realistic price for one of these??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny View Post
    Hi..
    not knowing what these go for..what would be a realistic price for one of these??
    If you look at the SOF link that I posted above you will see that SOF sell them for £9.99
    Wanted: Baton/Irritant rounds (inert) and associated items, .700 NE (inert) and boxes (empty), .32-40 cartridge boxes (empty), WW2 British shotgun cartridge boxes (empty), Greener Police Gun cartridge boxes (empty). Message me if you have any of these items for sale/trade.

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    Thank you..just seen the link. .

 

 

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