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Mechanical Bullet Pencil.

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GWF1967   
GWF1967

Hi, 

 I believe this cartridge case stamp to be Kings Norton, 1918, mark VII ball. Does anyone have any idea on the age of the mechanical pencil. 

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MikB   
MikB

The pencil looks to have been made from a Mk.VI bullet, so the Mk.VII case may be a later replacement?

 

I think that bullet mechanical pencils were in some 1914 Mary tins, but I didn't think Mk.VI bullets were used.

 

The case is a little odd. Despite showing a fired primer, it looks pristine, with no sign of being fed, fired and ejected, and none of resizing either.

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pioneecorps   
pioneecorps

Here a example of the MK VI that I have, the marks on the shell caused by me checking that it was inert, it was!!.

 

Regards

Gerwyn

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GWF1967   
GWF1967
16 hours ago, MikB said:

The pencil looks to have been made from a Mk.VI bullet, so the Mk.VII case may be a later replacement?

 

I think that bullet mechanical pencils were in some 1914 Mary tins, but I didn't think Mk.VI bullets were used.

 

The case is a little odd. Despite showing a fired primer, it looks pristine, with no sign of being fed, fired and ejected, and none of resizing either.

Thanks for your helpful observations. 

 

10 hours ago, pioneecorps said:

Here a example of the MK VI that I have, the marks on the shell caused by me checking that it was inert, it was!!.

 

Regards

Gerwyn

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Thanks Gerwyn. 

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