A 9.25 inch (23.5 cm) by 3 inch (7.62 cm) rusted shell. World War I was a war of artillery—The Big Guns. Rolling barrages destroyed the earth of France and Belgium and the lives of many. Millions of shells were fired in single battles, with one million shells alone fired by the Germans at the […]
The time and percussion fuze N°80 was the fuze usually used with the British shrapnel shells of the famous 18 pounders field-guns in WW1. Designed by the German company Krupp in 1905 and manufactured under license in England before the war and during it, its peculiar story will feed the arguments of the believers of […]
28378 BSA 220 Long Rifle: 0.22 cal., single shot, lever action loading, flip sight, barrel 27 7/8″; total length 43 1/2″; made by The Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd, England. Textured (hatched) banner on stock; HA hand carved on butt; on plate “Trade * BSA” (* = three crossed stacked rifles); on barrel “Superior nickel […]
Martini Henry Mk III 1882 Rifle; E18; Single shot, breech loaded, barrel length 33″, Cal .557/450 (Bullet Cal .45), (Missing Ram rod, no bolt), WD E82 on bayonet clasp. T. Powell punched on stock.
FN Browning 1900, Fabrique Nationale Herstal (FN), #650713, semi-automatic, 7.65mm, 7 rounds, barrel length 105mm, leather holster. Disabled permanently. The pistol was used by J. R. (Tiny) Shaw during his service in WWI and he retained it during ongoing service in the home battalion after the war. In WWII, as Regimental Sergeant Major 1942 – […]
# 4925334 Remington 22 LR Target Rifle, bolt action, barrel length 27″ (686mm), Cal .22 LR, Magazine (5 round capacity), sling. FIN Sticker Rifle used by 48th Highlanders Cadets for target shooting.
A 2 inch by 9.5 inch mortar shell marked with a Red Stripe indicating low explosive yield causing harm to near by soldiers but leaving most structures intact for friendly occupation. The printing on the shell represent manufacturer numbers and lots. The 2 inch mortar was carried within an infantry platoon for immediate and short […]
A 3 inch by 14.75 inch mortar shell marked with a Red Stripe indicating low explosive yield causing harm to near by soldiers but leaving most structures intact for friendly occupation. The printing on the shell represent manufacturer numbers and lots. The 3 inch mortar was carried by the Mortar Platoon of Support Company of […]
A 4 inch by 17 inch PIAT round. Painted brown indicating a low explosive charge meant to injure the armoured unit’s driver but allow the vehicle to be captured by friendly units. The Projector, Infantry, Anti Tank (PIAT) Mk I was a British man-portable anti-tank weapon developed during the Second World War. The PIAT was […]
The Ordnance QF 2-pounder (QF denoting “quick firing”), or simply “2 pounder gun”, was a 40 mm (1.575 in) British anti-tank gun and vehicle-mounted gun employed in the Second World War. This round is 2 inch by 12 inch in size. It was the main anti-tank weapon of the artillery units in the Battle of […]