Squander Bug air rifle target

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Catalogue number
  • EPH 4611
Display status
IWM London
Materials
  • lead
  • metal
  • paint
  • textile
  • wood
Dimensions
  • general: Height 480 mm
  • general: Width 420 mm
  • general: Depth 200 mm
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: Squander Bug air rifle target
Object Type
misc
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

History note

The 'Squander Bug' was a cartoon character introduced by the government to persuade people to avoid waste.

Physical description

Squander Bug air rifle target mounted on a wood baton, there are numerous swastika symbols stencilled on the 'target', the bug additionally has five legs made from lead - one may be missing.