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A00372 - Half Shell 24 Pounder Wood Fuse Common Shell

Item Number: F00372

Item Title: Half Shell 24 Pounder Wood Fuse Common Shell

Price: $150

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Cannon Ball

Size: 24 Pounder (5.82 Inch Caliber)

Sabot: Wood Cup (Missing)

Fuse: Wood Adapter (Missing)


Location Recovered: Mobile, AL Area

Description:This is a common shell that was thought to possibly be a polygonal cavity but it turned out not to be. But it is still a great example of a frequently used shell in siege and naval operations as the 24-lber gun was too big and heavy to haul around. This shell is very clean with a nice cut, clean and coated powder cavity with the shell exterior also cleaned and coated.

NOTE: The Bormann fuse is shown in the powder cavity to only to show the size of the shell. It is not part of the offering.

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