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U00372 - Parrott time fuse adapter

Item Number: U00372

Item Title: Parrott time fuse adapter

Price: $55

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Parrott time fuse adapter with later head flange

Shell Type: Parrott

Thread Diameter:

Thread Count:

Book: Jones page 77

Location Recovered: Richmond defenses

Description:Nice condition white metal Parrott time fuse. Threads are good and the head flange is intact which is uncommon as these white metal fuses are prone to deteriorate in the ground. The head flange was added as the war progressed to prevent premature detonation of the shell from the cannon flame penetrating around the outside of the fuse adapter.


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