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    Unknown WW1 Bomb

    Hello i have found this Bomb today in Germany on a public fair Market.

    i dont know What for a Type it is . German-Britisch-Russian-French ??????????????

    Look for me al little bit of an Hale Version but only a opinion.

    I will be Happy if someone can identify the BomB

    greetings Alex
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    This seems to be British Finch Noyes Thin Case Petrol Bomb - an 1915 RFC bomb with what seems to be a No3 Pistol. And a fine example. This is a picture of one of the first models, still rather crude - yours seems a very fine late development one. Quite a number of models of incendiary bombs were tested by the British in 1915, with petrol, phophorus or "carcass mixture" (almost any mixture of chemicals that could burn and provoke a fire).

    Finch Noyes Thin Case Petrol Bomb.jpg
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    Does not seem too "thin case" to me...

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    I agree - it does not seem to be "thin case" but the pistol looks definitively British and the general look of the bomb is rather unique - as I said these bombs were "operational experiments" and knew many variations. the problem is that due to that kind of development process, with the exception of a few photographic documents, there is no data on these bombs - same with the Belgian Bataille bombs etc...

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    Hello many thanks for the answers. now im a little bit further what it is.

    greetings Alex

 

 

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