lead item , is it military ?

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lead item , is it military ?

Post by Silvercoin » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:07 am

found a few of these on a field where ive also found bullet cases .
made of lead and look like they had wires attached on top originally.
found on rough pasture with the red racer .
has anyone found similar or know what they are part of ?
thanks steve
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Re: lead item , is it military ?

Post by stupot » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:29 am

Mills Grenade No36. WWII, part of the plunger inside.

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Re: lead item , is it military ?

Post by Silvercoin » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:53 am

thanks stupot I've also found a few pieces of shrapnel
presumably from said grenades , no badges or buttons yet though
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Re: lead item , is it military ?

Post by stupot » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:55 pm

The casing was steel, so might not survive (pineapple segments) but the threaded base plug is often found in the same area. Post a pic of the shrapnel if you can for ID.

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