Cylindrical stick of explosive substitute in grey

Made:
1900-1920 in Glasgow and Hoo Peninsular
maker:
Curtis and Harvey Limited

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Cylindrical stick of explosive substitute in grey lightly waxed paper wrapper with black printing, printed: ‘GUNPOWDER’; ‘(N.S.)’; ‘Compressed’; ‘Blasting Pellets’; ‘MUST BE KEPT DRY’; ‘No Pellets to be exposed to the air’; ‘till just before firing’; ‘Curtis's & Harvey Ltd.’; ‘INCORPORATED IN’; ‘IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD’; ‘E/AP.862, by Curtis's and Harvey Ltd, Hoo Peninsular, Kent, England, and ‘Imperial Chemical Industries, British, 1900-1920

Details

Category:
Mining & Ore Dressing
Object Number:
1938-579/16