Pistol, Flare

Production date
1914-1918
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Description
One of a pair of German flare pistols from the first world war, 1914-18. Calibre 1 1/16". Thumb cocked hammer. The other pistol is Accession Number 121.51. Recovered from Switch Trench during Battle of the Somme, 1916.
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Media/materials description
Metal and wood
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 395mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 163mm
Barrel = Diameter (mm) = 28mm
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918
World War One
Accession number
122.51
Credit line
Flare Pistol, calibre 1 1/16". Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: 122.51.

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