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U00433 - 2pc Confederate percussion fuse
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Item Number: U00433

Item Title: 2pc Confederate percussion fuse

Price: $225

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Just over 3/4ths of an inch

Shell Type: 3,3in Read, but used in other types as well

Thread Diameter: Just over 3/4ths inch diameter

Thread Count: 18tpi

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Location Recovered: Fort Blakely, AL

Description:This style of fuse was modeled on the US West Point "James" style fuse. The Confederate Army was screaming for more percussion fuses throughout the war, and it has always been a mystery as to why more of these relatively simple, yet effective, fuses did not make it to the front lines.