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The Grenade, hand, No 16. Mark I was the last of the so-called ‘emergency grenades’ introduced in the first half of 1915 at the same time as the No 15 grenade. The No 16 grenade consists of an oval shaped cast iron body with internal segmenting grooves and filled ammonal. A screwed plug at one end carries the igniter fuse. The igniter consists of a No 8 VII detonator secured to a length of safety fuse, the other end of which carries igniting composition protected by a lead capsule with tear off tape. The igniter is secured by copper wires twisted around the plug. The Nos. 15 and 16 grenades are packed 12 in a wooden box with space for a tin box containing 12 igniters and for two brassards. Length: 3 ½ “ Diameter: 2 ¼ “ Weight: 510g. This rare example is in good condition with original fuse and copper wire. The price includes U.K. delivery. 18210:34.