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Item #42759

WWII Deactivated HE round for a Japanese Type 89 "knee mortar"

  • Price: $325.00
  • Maker: Japanese
  • Model: Grenade
  • Caliber:

  • Description: WWII Deactivated HE round for a Japanese Type 89 "knee mortar", 5 1/2" x 2" dia., with a steel case, brass fuse, and copper propellant cup at the base. The body of the projectile is in fair shape with only a tiny bit of original red paint visible. The propellant base cap is stamped on the side and bottom 6940and has the same patina as the body. The fuse further bears Japanese characters indicating the date of manufacture. A safety pin is fitted to the copper fuse assembly, the steel pin show very light surface rust. Spring in fuse is still functioning properly. Over-all in good shape and will make a great display.