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

Made:
1877-192 in Ardeer
maker:
Nobel's Explosives Company Limited

Cylindrical stick of explosive substitute in cream paper wrapper with black printing over cardboard tube, cardboard tube cut away to expose inner cylinder wrapped in waxed brown paper printed with black roundels, outer wrapper printed: ‘SHEATHED’; ‘ONLY FOR BRINGING DOWN COAL’; ‘A1. ROUNKOL’; ‘Alfred Nobel’; Nobel's Explosives Company Limited Trademark; ‘1 7/16” GLASGOW 3oz’; ‘NOT MORE THAN 18ozs’; ‘IN ANY ONE SHOT HOLE’, by Nobel's Explosives Company Limited, Ardeer, Scotland, 1877-1926

Details

Category:
Mining & Ore Dressing
Object Number:
1938-579/32
Materials:
cardboard, paper (fibre product)
status:
Permanent collection

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