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    On Ebay.....WW1 projectile fragment found somme


    I'm not too sure about this one? (Its not mine!)
    It's that intact (?) gaine in an exploded shell, or am I missing something?




    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW1-Proje...AAAOSw37tfup79
    Last edited by spotter; 24th November 2020 at 08:13 PM. Reason: Added link to item

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    That looks intact to me too

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    Yes, looks like a KZ14 with intact gaine. What stupid idiot!

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    I didn't want to point the finger in any way, but I'm a bit surprised that it made it to Ebay.
    I'm no saint, but I can't help but think its people like this that make collectors lives that much more difficult.
    And of course the possibility some poor unfortunate who buys it might bear the brunt of a nasty unexpected bang one day....
    Last edited by starshell; 24th November 2020 at 09:52 PM.

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    I've contacted the seller and advised what we think. Let's hope he takes it down and deals with it appropriately.
    Always looking for projectiles, cases, fuzes and paperwork related to Burney and Davis guns.

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    Live Kz 14 n/A (zl) usually used on chemical 7.7cm (!!!!)
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    WW1 German Relic Found Somme | eBay

    I regularly bump into his auctions on eBay and he doesn't seem to have much idea of what he's selling. E.g. I've seen Sten and MG42 parts listed as 'Somme relics'.

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    I browsed through his other listings and stumbled across a German stick grenade head recovered from the Somme. That looked a bit sus as well in that it looked pretty much intact.
    Ebay No:264950694738

    I agree with peregrinvs on this. I think the pursuit of money has clouded his common sense.
    Last edited by starshell; 25th November 2020 at 10:34 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by starshell View Post
    I browsed through his other listings and stumbled across a German stick grenade head recovered from the Somme. That looked a bit sus as well in that it looked pretty much intact.
    Ebay No:264950694738
    That's an Austro-Hungarian Rohr grenade head. As you say, well dodgy.

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    So what would have opened the shell then

 

 
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