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bomb timer? no1 mkI 12d/660

Article about: Has anyone come across one of these before? seems to some kind of 10hr fuse timer, but could do with a few pointers! Its marked NoI MKI /l\\ 12D/660 Sorry for the poor quality pics, my camera

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    Has anyone come across one of these before?
    seems to some kind of 10hr fuse timer, but could do with a few pointers!

    Its marked NoI MKI /l\ 12D/660

    Sorry for the poor quality pics, my camera and I are having a few issues!

    thanks in advance
    Ed

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    Hi Ed,

    It appears to be a 10 hour variable delay fuse, or part thereof. Here's one that' similar, a 6 hour type at the bottom of the linked page.

    BombFuzeCollectorsNet.com - British fuzes and Pistols

    Regards, Ned.
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    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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