What countries Hand Grenade is this?


#1

I just bought a Hand Grenade I think is French? I can’t find it in my records. Who’s country made it?
Thank you.


#2

Rapidrob

Looks to be a French F1 with an Mle 1935 fuze.

Rick

Here is a fine website for IDing such things:
lexpev.nl/grenades/europe/france/f1fuzes.html

Here’s the fuze:
lexpev.nl/fuzesandigniters/franc … 5fuze.html

An aside, your pull-ring would be proper if changed to port.


#3

Thank you. It looked French to me only by it’s shape.


#4

The Soviets/Eastern Bloc used (copied?) this design. Still use it, I believe.


#5

It’s french grenade because marking factory is “SAE"
Société alsacienne des explosifs”