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What on earth is this?


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This grenade body has been hollowed out and made into a matchbox holder. It looks like the body of an unfinished Mills bomb but I do not know for sure. Any ideas?


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This is a practice grenade used by the Home Guard in WW2. It would have a small gunpowder charge and a simple bickford fuze and the top was closed by a wooden block.
Cheers, Paul.
That was a funny bugger of a grenade but a nice little funny bugger.
A lucky find, congratulation.