This is an excellent, original, inert, WW2, Mills No.36M MK 1, hand and rifle grenade. The 36M refers to the pattern of Grenade-36- and M originally 'Mesopotania' and the fact they were waterproofed. It has it's original laquered finish, lever, spring and striker. The alloy base plug is dated '40' (1940) and 'WDC' together with 'No 36M MK I' Model detail and 'Z' which indicates Zinc components. The inside of the grenade is also stamped 'Z'. The front of the body is crisply marked by the manufacturer 'A.M & Co Ltd' (A. Marston & Co. Wolverhampton) & with number '22'. The body also retains traces of original red & green filler paint. The filler plug is marked 'WDC' & 'Z'. Price for this nicely marked early WW2 grenade includes UK delivery. O 864.