Grenade, Hand, Practice, Mk 2A1
Posted 08 October 2019 - 07:30 PM
Note; there was a small piece of the exploded fuze in the one on the left. I remember when running a grenade range with the practice grenades; we had to clean out the fuze debris from inside the grenades every so often, gotta love the Leatherman!
Thanks for looking, comments Welcome!
Posted 09 October 2019 - 11:18 AM
Posted 09 October 2019 - 01:09 PM
He backs up his info with directives and TMs. No way to distinguish later MK 2 practice grenades ( no threaded filling hole) from EARLY M21 practice grenades. A small point, but yours is definitely WW2. Later M21s used an entirely different fuze and body that had more knobby segments. It seems WW2 practice grenades were given an M number designation ( M21) late war instead of using " MK2 practice", which I have supplied a picture of the container.These containers had in them what you pictured, MK2 practice grenades, blue, with M10A3 fuzes. That said, I found it interesting your spoons are engraved M10A3 AND inked M10A3- yours spoons should have a black painted band?...all this said, the only rule is no rule in grenade collecting due to all the expedient changes in such short time.
Edited by 917601, 09 October 2019 - 01:16 PM.
Posted 09 October 2019 - 01:41 PM
Edited by 917601, 09 October 2019 - 01:46 PM.
Posted 09 October 2019 - 04:17 PM
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