Original WW1 No 5 MK 1 Mills Bomb (Hand Grenade) Base T & S 1916 IO.1026
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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: T & S (Tweedsdales & Smalley Ltd, Castleton, Lancs.) Dated December 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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