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Old 02-08-19, 02:28 PM
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I came across this mortar at a surplus store today and was wondering if anyone can identify it. I think it may be some sort of signal mortar
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Old 02-08-19, 02:37 PM
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Is it some kind of Lyle Gun for line throwing as in Breeches Buoy and Replenishment at Sea?

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Thanks Tim, Iím leaning towards it not being a genuine surplus item. Itís seems too crude to be milsurp. Maybe it was a prop for a movie or a fantasy item made to look like a mortar.

I cannot find anything similar on line
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Looks to be like a WW1 trench mortar like a 91cm Lanz mortar used by the German Army or perhaps a film prop of such an item?

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You have put me on the right track, I found this pic and it looks almost identical
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Crown Surplus in Calgary?
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