WW1 British MkI Mills Hand Grenade With No23 Base Plug

WW1 British MkI Mills Hand Grenade With No23 Base Plug

Code: 17963

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For sale is an original Deactivated WW1 British MkI Mills Hand Grenade With The Brass No23 Base Plug. This is in good condition. 

 
"Mills bomb" is the popular name for a series of British hand grenades which were designed by William Mills. They were the first modern fragmentation grenades used by the British Army and saw widespread use in the First and Second World Wars.
 
The No. 23 Mk 1, the hand/rifle-grenade had a base plug drilled with a threaded hole for a rifle launching rod. The No. 23 Mk II had a new-style iron base plug that was easier to tighten with the fingers without the need for a spanner. 
 
This will be sent via Royal Mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.