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Old Inert Military Bomb WW1 First World War Stokes Mortar 3 Inch As Used By Kiwi Anti-aircraft Anti Aircraft / Anti Infantry

Reff: Silver 329

Measures: 36.5 cm long.

The Stokes mortar remained in service into the Second World War, when it was superseded by the Ordnance ML 3 inch mortar, and some remained in use by New Zealand forces until after the Second World War.

The 3-inch trench mortar is a smooth-bore, muzzle-loading weapon for high angles of fire.

As well as receiving a knighthood for inventing the modern mortar, Stokes was given several forms of monetary reward by the Ministry of Munitions for his invention.

This is part of a large collection of military bomb fuses, shells, inert bombs and projectiles as well as scarce and unusual brass fuses I will be listing over the next few days. This collection includes army, airforce and navy ordanance from the very modern to volunteer period but foucuses on WW1 the first and second world war as well as special. Take a look at my other listings for the others we have listed and keep an eye out for upcoming lots. Save us to "Favorites" for updates on new lots listed. We are happy to combine postage.

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  • Seller location: Nelson, Nelson Bays, NZ

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