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Department Object
Accession No 1976-016-001
Name/Title grenade; hand
Primary Prod Date 1916
Brief Description No.5 Mk1 grenade also known as a Mills bomb. Egg shaped coloured brown (rust) with a deep pineapple finish on its casing. By 1918 the No5 variant was declared obsolete.
Primary Maker Falkirk Iron Co
Primary Prod Place Falkirk Iron Works/Grahams Rd/Grahamston/Falkirk area
Measurement Part 0 - Whole
Measurement Reading L 10cm (L 3 15/16")
Dia 3.2cm (Dia 1 1/4")
Measurement Type Dimensions
Dimensions
Subject Category First World War/War
ironfounding industry/First World War/War
Weapon/War
Signature & Date On the base " No. 5 MKI Falkirk 7 16" and " No MK "
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