Electric shot-firing apparatus

Made:
1960-1969 in United Kingdom

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Electric shot-firing apparatus for use in coal mining. Photographed on a white background.
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An M.E. 6 Mk1 six shot exploder, made by Marston Excelsior Limited, for use in the course of coal mining.

Details

Category:
Coal Mining
Object Number:
Y2002.19.500.11
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (excl. strap): 169 mm x 1203 mm x 103 mm, 4.4 kg
type:
exploder
credit:
Gift of Salford Museum and Art Gallery
status:
Permanent collection

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