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    No68 Rifle Grenade

    The No68 Rifle Grenade enterd service in Nov 1940
    It was launched using a 2.5in cup discharger attatched to the rifle.Designed as an anti tank grenade it used a shaped charge
    Markings: Red filling ring,Green or GGreen/Black band to indicate filling type

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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    the no 68 mk II


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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    Heres the No68Mk3

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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    Heres the No68 Mk4, The gas check is now a single casting with the fins.

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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    Heres the drill version.

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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    And here is the very rare all steel experimental version.
    The standard models are made from Mazac, an alloy of Alluminium and Zinc but this version is constructed from steel.
    These versions were produced for Ordnance board trials in conection with production of No 68's for India. Apparently The Indian's had no production facilities for Mazac casting in the size and quantities required and Mazac does not do to well in the hot humid climate of india so an all steel model was required. These were manufactured by W.H. BRISCOE & Co in Birmingham and were produced in 1942. They have no markings except the makers stamp on the body and one of the fins. Internal components seem to be the same as the standard grenade.
    Unfortunately this one is missing the discharger disc.
    Does anyone have one ?????

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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    Nice rare version you have there, the slight rust on the tail gives it away as unusual, seeing as all the other versions are diecast.
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    Re:No68 Rifle Grenade

    Theres one of these grenades for sale on specialistauctions it looks mint but i dont think it has any paint not sure which version it is.
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    Managed to get a nice No68 yesterday ,Bit unsure about the colour though ,it looks genuine good condition paint(or its a very good respray) but shouldnt it be white as this is a non live version as you will see in the photographs
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    It should be white mate. Someone has resprayed it.
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