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WW1 British 2 inch mortar "Toffee Apple"

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    Well, to call it a 2inch mortar round is a laugh ! It's the size of a football and weighs near on 30 lbs ....

    It a nice one though, not ground dug, and has the transit brass nose plug with it.

    2 inch Medium Mortar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Cheers

    Gary J.
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    Gary,

    I like seeing stuff like this! And it is the size of a football/soccer ball! Wouldn't wanna kick a live one around now would we

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    It's about 3ft in total length ! .. and as I mentioned about 30 lbs !!!!!!
    .. They used to be able to lob them about 400 yards .... The Germans must have wondered what on earth was coming through the air !

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    I wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of that bad boy!

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