This teargas grenade was made of tin plate and is fitted with a Striker Mechanism No.3.
Before throwing, the igniter had to inserted by the user, as it was issued separately .
The grenade would emit teargas in smoke form for 8seconds.
Total length : 114mm
Diameter : 57mm
Filling : 113gram CN composition "PN748" and a small burster charge.
This grenade found use between 1952 to 1958.
Photo © Norman Bonney.