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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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A00745 - Rarity 8+ repaired 2.6in Hotchkiss shell for the Wiard rifle

Item Number: A00745

Item Title: Rarity 8+ repaired 2.6in Hotchkiss shell for the Wiard rifle

Price: $375

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Hotchkiss

Size: 2.6in

Sabot: Driving band (restored)

Fuse: 2pc West Point style percussion

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 161

Location Recovered: Freemans Ford, VA

Description:Rare and desirable 2.6in Hotchkiss shell for the Wiard rifle. The sabot on this one has been restored, but looks great. Shell is super attractively priced to reflect this previously undisclosed restoration.


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