Mauser Cartridges used in the Easter Rising, Dublin, 1916


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Here is a box of 11 mm Mauser M. 71/84 cartridges handwritted “May 1916 - Taken from The Four Courts, Dublin, - after the Rebels surrendered by J.C.W.M.”. I think that this is likely the same DWM ammunition bought from Benny Spiro and smuggled in 1914 (Howth and Larne gun-runnings).

There is also a Winchester .25-20 W.C.F with exactly the same inscription.

This is the famous picture of Molly Childers and Mary Spring Rice aboard the Asgard, 1914:

More related information in these previous threads:

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=8231
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=10585
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=16196

Regards,

Fede