Object Title

Fuze - No. 400

Fuze - No. 400

Date

1942

Object Number

XXV.285

Provenance

Purchased from a private trader at the IMPS show Beltring,

Physical Description

A short burning fuze for use with a range of shells from 12 pounder to 16 inch high explosive. The body of the fuze and safety arrangements are similar to the fuze no.198. Two additional flash channels are bored from the central space round the spring to the top time ring. The total time of burning is 9 seconds.

Associations

Places Britain