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    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
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    What do you think of this ?
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    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 .

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    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

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    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

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    hi there do you have pictures of other items found with this.... Dave

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    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
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