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    No 281 mk ii

    Fuze and tracer … NO 281 MK II

    Diameter: 25-MM
    Length: 87-MM
    Exposed: 52-MM

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    This was used with the 2 Pr Mks 9 - 10A HV gun in the Shell AP/T.
    This shell was not very effective because the explosive content was so small.

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    Do you happen to have any internal drawings of the fuze?

    Joe

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    Made by RL - ROF Woolwich, Jan 1937
    Filled by W - ROF Woolwich, Jan 1939

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    Here you are, Best Weasel

    2 Pdr No 281 base fuse for APHE.jpg
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    BOCN HELPING TO PROMOTE SAFE RESPONSIBLE ORDNANCE COLLECTING


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    Hello,

    Fuze No 281 MkII is a No 281 MkI with the percussion mechanism removed. So the fuze is simply a tracer (info from Bonnex)

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    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Awesome ... thanks guys.

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    I have a 2 pdr APHE with its original yellow paint just yearning for one of those.

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    Thanks all for the info. I have found a couple of 281s and remains of the fuze on my favourite beach in years gone.
    Any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with accordingly by eod personel

 

 
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