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A00835 - Rarity 8 2.9 Type I Read-Blakely Ring Sabot shell

Item Number: A00835

Item Title: Rarity 8 2.9 Type I Read-Blakely Ring Sabot shell

Price: $275

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Type I Read-Blakely Ring Sabot shell

Size: 2.9

Sabot: Copper ring, shattered off from firing as all fired ones are

Fuse: Copper time fuse adapter

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 249

Location Recovered: New Hope Church battlefield

Description:Rare shell which had the sabot shatter from firing as every one of these I have ever seen does. Fired in anger during the Battle of New Hope Church. A very hard to find shell from a big time old collection.


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