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A nice build and I appreciate the lathe turned wooden body. The faux metal finish is masterful. Grenadiers have been in military service for many years. Interestingly one of the US ordinance proof marks is a flaming grenade. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenadier For you steampunkers who like their Victorian goodies, German pickelhaubes had a pointed cap that unscrewed to reveal a striker plate for matches. This allowed them to throw old fashioned wick style grenades before the fulminate striker and fused types appeared. Generally, I suspect they were good to strike a light for your pipe rather than having much combat use. An image of a dismounted spike base from a German pickelhaube with the match striker feature. http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/orig-wwi-german-pickelhaube-spike-base-for-helmet A lot of recent prop stuff seems be based on the ever-clunky weapons of the WWII Soviet Union and this grenade puts me in the mind of the old the RGD-33 and RKG-3https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RGD-33_grenade and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RKG-3_anti-tank_grenade
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