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WW1 BRITISH MILLS GRENADE DATED 1915 AND CONVERTED INTO AN INKWELL.
A most unusual WW1 souvenir grenade advertising commemorative. WW1 mills grenade, the top portion of the grenade is hinged so the top or lid can be lifted to reveal a white glazed stoneware inkwell. The grenade is fitted to a Standish with four pen rests, the black iron base is inscribed in gold, MEMENTO OF THE GREAT WAR ACTUAL HAND GRENADE CASTING AS USED BY THE ALLIES, S.B.STEEL & S.B.IRON & with registration details, REGD No 651542 1915. The grenade and metal stand are in fine condition and complete with stoneware inkwell to the inside. A most unusual and fascinating WW1 item. [Condition: Near Mint]