Cylindrical stick of explosive substitute in brown paper wrapper with black printing over cardboard tube

Made:
1877-1926 in Ardeer
maker:
Nobel's Explosives Company Limited

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Cylindrical stick of explosive substitute in brown paper wrapper with black printing over cardboard tube, cardboard tube cut away to expose inner cylinder wrapped in brown paper with black parallelogram patterning, printed: ‘SHEATHED’, ‘POLAR VIKING’; ‘Alfred Nobel’; Nobel's Explosives Company Limited Trademark; ‘1 7/16” GLASGOW 3oz’; ‘NOT MORE THAN 28ozs’; ‘IN ANY ONE SHOT HOLE’; ‘NOT TO BE ROLLED IN THE HAND’, ‘DUMMY’, by Nobel's Explosives Company Limited, Ardeer, Scotland, 1877-1926

Details

Category:
Mining & Ore Dressing
Object Number:
1938-579/45