Inert, WWI British Battye Fragmentation Hand Grenade Body.
Measures approx. 8 cm x 4.5 cm.
The following is from Rick Landers' book "The Grenade":
"The Battye or Béthune bomb was simply a cast iron cylinder, closed at the base and grooved on the surface to assist fragmentation. It was filled with ammonal, closed with a wooden plug and detonated by means of a short length of safety fuze and a Nobel lighter."
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