Original WW1 No 5 MK 1 Mills Bomb (Hand Grenade) Base C.A.V 1916 IO.1009


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The No 5 Mk I was the first in a series of Mills Bombs (hand grenade) taken into service with British army in May 1915, but did not go into mass production until 1916.

Maker: C.A.V (C.A.Vandervell & Co., London) Dated October 1916

Taken from a scrap Battlefield relic.

The base has been cleaned and tested in a No 5 Mk 1 Mills to ensure the thread is ok.

I used a proper base tool, However the shaft of a screw driver works just as good.

Make sure the thread in your grenade is good and clean before fitting the base plug.

If a little tight, a drop of oil or copper slip grease will work wonders.

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Weight1 kg


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