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    British Practice Bomb

    I wish to ask if this is a British practice bomb from WW1 or inter-war years? It has an iron body with sheet metal tail. The nose plunger connects to a sheet metal tail insert which possibly held a smoke or indicator cartridge. There is a hole in one tail fin. How is this bomb used? Is it hand dropped or released some other way? I refer to a previous thread from 2016 that shows a different model ID as British.
    http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/thread...known-WW1-bomb

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    I forgot to say that it would weigh 2 1/2 pounds.

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    Hello,
    Known as inter war British 3lb practice bomb.
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    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Thanks MINENAZ16. Nice diagram. I had no references so now I have a positive ID. I guessed it was British.

 

 

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