Object Title

Hand-held Fire Guide - Hand-held Fire Guide

Hand-held Fire Guide - Hand-held Fire Guide

Object Number

XIII.1172

Provenance

Purchased 20th September 2013. The seller purchased it from a private collector in the 1990s/early 2000s.

Physical Description

Hand-held fire guide for Mark VII ammunition made of ivory. Folds up or extends for use. String attached with a wooden bead on the end.

Materials

Dimensions

Whole, closedLength3.8 in.
Whole, closedLength96 mm
Whole, extendedLength6.5 in.
Whole, extendedLength166 mm