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Just posted some nice items out of the South Carolina museum group I brought back yesterday. This may well be our last postings before the Wheaton Show next weekend (4/29) and Mansfield the week after (5/6-7). We hope to see you at one or both of the shows. We will have anice cselection of canister rounds at Mansfield. These are very difficult to ship safely so not currently listed here.

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A00670 - Very nice iron-anvil fused Type I Hotchkiss percussion shell for the James rifle

Item Number: A00670

Item Title: Very nice iron-anvil fused Type I Hotchkiss percussion shell for the James rifle

Price: $550

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Type I Hotchkiss shell

Size: 3.8in

Sabot: Lead driving band

Fuse: Iron-anvil percussion

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 174v

Location Recovered: Vicksburg

Description:This is only shown in D&G as a 3.67in round, but it is definitely for a 3.8in gun. I have another one in my collection and a 3.67in too so I can let this beauty go.


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