RELIC WORLD WAR ONE FRENCH PETARDS GRENADE

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Item Code: 814-57

Iron cylindrical grenade that meas. approx. 3.50 inches high with a chipped half inch recessed top and an uneven base. The body is crosshatched like the American pineapple grenade. The center of the top recess has a small hole for a wick. Sides have a pronounced mold seam.

The body of the item is pitted with light surface rust scattered throughout. There is a small hole drilled into the side where it was deactivated.814-* It would display well.

These grenades date from about 1915 and were tied to sticks and thrown at the Germans.

Early First World War grenade.  [ad]

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