Object Title

Centrefire Gas Discharger - TUS M60

Centrefire Gas Discharger - TUS M60

Date

about 1993

Object Number

PR.11657

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Physical Description

Made to resemble a billy club. It is made from black painted alloy with a simple spring-loaded plunger type trigger. It comes in two parts, the barrel part unscrews to take the 20 bore tear gas cartridge.There are 5 grooved bands to assist grip. It is almost an exact copy of the The Lake Erie Baby Giant Gas Projector of the 1930s.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength170mm
OverallWeight170g
BarrelLength70mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1203

Calibre

20 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations