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U00717 - McEvoy Fuse Igniter

Item Number: U00717

Item Title: McEvoy Fuse Igniter

Price: $65

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

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Book: Jones page 63

Location Recovered: Richmond retreat route

Description:Ingenious device intended to address the issue of paper time fuse ignition. This lead weight hung inside a wooden cylinder above the paper time fuse and adapter. The interior of the lead weight contained fulminate that ignited upon setback.

Nice example, complete with loop.


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