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    sussex armoury repro canadian mills no 36

    hi everyone. heres some pics of the sussex armoury made mills bomb ..i think sold around early 1980s.
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    has anyone got the catalogue it was in ?.

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    Are you saying this is a non military commercial repro !

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    This is a converted Dutch (Canadian) practice grenade, you can tell its a dutch practice by the extra circle on the base plug, some ones welded up the drill holes and give it a repaint. Dave

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    yes its a copy .galt metal industries wouldnt have produced such a bad casting.the strikers groove is uneven as well as the suspect markings and poor finish .sussex armoury made repro mills bombs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by millsbomber View Post
    This is a converted Dutch (Canadian) practice grenade, you can tell its a dutch practice by the extra circle on the base plug, some ones welded up the drill holes and give it a repaint. Dave
    hi dave .are you sure .its very poor quality for a genuine one .regards Darrol

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    it was a genuine Canadian practice grenade given to the dutch army after ww2 then some one has welded up the holes and give it a repaint, i have a complete box of these in there original dutch form, the box has written on the bottom in Dutch a present from the people of Canada.

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    thanks .ive found theres a few knocking about in the same state and painted as this .the base . .tube and filler are like new and the striker is cut to one side more than other .i can see the holes have been filled ,what is the S marking for on the base and tube . .its only 3 mill long in a kind of diamondish shape?

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    Quote Originally Posted by millsbomber View Post
    it was a genuine Canadian practice grenade given to the dutch army after ww2 then some one has welded up the holes and give it a repaint, i have a complete box of these in there original dutch form, the box has written on the bottom in Dutch a present from the people of Canada.
    is there any chance of a pic of the grenade in its original form please .thanks darrol

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    [QUOTE=millsbomber;181723]This is a converted Dutch (Canadian) practice grenade, you can tell its a dutch practice by the extra circle on the base plug, some ones welded up the drill holes and give it a repaint. Dave[/QUOTEgault prac 36.jpg
    thanks for the pics dave .just got round to redrilling the holes and repainting it . .there are dozens of these on the market at moment all welded up and roughly refinished and sold as original .
    regards Darrol .

 

 

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