|Very rare 16th Feb 1944 dated Flare Gun grenade case for carrying 50 grenade projector stems. Original labels to inside and outside of box. Maker stamped 'G.W. LEMGO 1939' . Front writing translates as 'AIRTIGHT CARTRIDGE BOX' . Internal lid box label translates as '50 Piece Stems for the Projectile 361' .Box in excellent condition with steel closure locking clips in working order.
The Wurfkorper 361 was an attempt to expand capability for the 4 guage flare gun or Leuchtpistole. The M39 Egg grenade was mounted on the muzzle loading projector stem with a propellant and initiation charge located in the stem end with internal wire running to the grenade delay fuze.