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Unknown Kugel


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Does anyone have Infomations about that WW1-Kugel? And is the fuse authentic? It looks very strange to me.....


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This is not hand grenade's fuze; it is artillery one (ignites the propelling charge). Their threads are identical, but not the purpose. The Kugel is a bit strange. Germans had similar practice ones (see the picture), but with holes on the side. Probably some variation of it with one large hole on the bottom (?).
Or a copy of the German ones (?). The walls are very thin, that might be the reason why the bottom has been broken apart too....


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Two different types of practice Kugels....


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