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Grenade - German, World War I, 1914-1918 Object Reg. No: ST 025456

Summary:
Hand grenade, 'egg' style, German, World War I.
Description:
Egg hand grenade, comprising egg-shaped cast iron body with segmented ring around middle & screw- in plug at top end, removed to allow insertion of igniter assembly.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Australian Army, 1962
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 65 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, war trophies, bombs, grenades german
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Munitions
Tertiary Classification: grenades
Inscriptions: Body marked 'WE' over 'R'.
Place & Date Made: Germany, 1914-1918

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