Welcome to the Inert Ordnance Collectors.
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: SOE grenade ??

  1. #1
    Ordnance Approved
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    France
    Posts
    216
    Thanks
    117
    Thanked 134 Times in 59 Posts

    SOE grenade ??

    Hello,


    I found this ball with a slow wick.
    Inside, a fine aluminum powder.
    It was with SOE material, WP grenades.


    Can someone identify ??
    Thank you
    DSCN5336.jpg DSCN5338.jpg DSCN5362.jpg
    Any live or recovered ordnance shown in my posts is/has been dealt with by EOD personnel

  2. The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to FZG76 For This Useful Post:

    MINENAZ16 (7th April 2018), MYGALE (7th April 2018), peteblight (7th April 2018), QuickSilver (30th April 2018), Sir Roger (23rd April 2018), Snufkin (7th April 2018), Spgr30 (8th April 2018), switch (7th April 2018)

  3. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    698
    Thanks
    289
    Thanked 273 Times in 149 Posts
    What do you think of this ?
    Attached Images Attached Images

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Bellifortis For This Useful Post:

    Sir Roger (23rd April 2018)

  5. #3
    Ordnance Approved
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    FRANCE
    Posts
    2,095
    Blog Entries
    1
    Thanks
    2,045
    Thanked 1,658 Times in 758 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Bellifortis View Post
    What do you think of this ?
    Not a common Ruggieri illuminating grenade.

    Grenade éclairante ruggieri.jpg
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

  6. #4
    Ordnance Approved
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    France
    Posts
    216
    Thanks
    117
    Thanked 134 Times in 59 Posts
    Thank you for your interest.
    We have the grenades Ruggieri and Lamarre. It's not these grenades.


    For identification there was, cardboard topped with white wool thread. All is soaked in tar with sawdust outdoors.
    Any live or recovered ordnance shown in my posts is/has been dealt with by EOD personnel

  7. #5
    Ordnance Approved
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    England, Lincs
    Posts
    825
    Thanks
    380
    Thanked 366 Times in 172 Posts
    Just a thought, could it have looked that way as a disguise for horse pooh? The Imperial War Museum and Natural History Museum, both in London, have collections of irregular warfare exhibits. It might be worth you emailing them with your question.
    Any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with accordingly by eod personel

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to AMMOTECHXT For This Useful Post:

    Sir Roger (23rd April 2018)

  9. #6
    Premium Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    kent
    Posts
    1,361
    Images
    4
    Thanks
    450
    Thanked 819 Times in 372 Posts
    hi there do you have pictures of other items found with this.... Dave

  10. #7
    Premium Member
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Kent, England
    Posts
    1,736
    Thanks
    383
    Thanked 676 Times in 304 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by AMMOTECHXT View Post
    Just a thought, could it have looked that way as a disguise for horse pooh? The Imperial War Museum and Natural History Museum, both in London, have collections of irregular warfare exhibits. It might be worth you emailing them with your question.
    My thought was that this might be along the lines of something thrown into a coal tender of a steam engine. So it was shoveled into the boiler furnace with coal.

    John
    William Mills - Thank you!

 

 

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Back to top