Schermuly Line Throwing Apparatus – SPRA Works, England, ca. 1930
‘Entirely British’ Schermuly line throwing apparatus or pistol rocket apparatus in original US Navy case, marked No. 2 with nameplate of the Schermuly factory. On the inner lid instructions for use. In the case four line boxes, each containing 250 yards of line and four rockets with steel lines and a brush for cleanig the barrel. The pistol is marked SPRA with number 18163 and British proofs. Cartridges are missing.
Date: ca. 1930
HWL case: 16.5x52x67cm
Condition: in good and working condition, wear consistent with age and use