Confederate 12 Pounder "Bormann Fuzed" Half Case-Shot Shell

Item: Confederate 12 Pounder Bormann Fuzed Half Case-Shot Shell
Construction: Cast iron with solder Bormann time fuze, brass under-plug, lead shot in an asphalt matrix.
Approximate size: Weight: 4.8 pounds. Diameter: 4.5 inches.  
Condition: Very good, excavated, with no repairs. The interior shows cross-sections of about 20 lead balls as will as the cross-sections of the fuze and brass under-plug. The cut at the shell's equator appears even and smooth, and the exterior iron is pitted. Still visible on the Confederate Bormann fuze are several hashmarks as well as the number "4" and part of the number "5", representing "seconds", are still visible. This half case-shot is inactive.
Recovered: Unknown
Comments: A complete example of a Confederate 12 pounder Bormann fuzed case-shot can be found in "Field Artillery Ordnance", by Jack W. Melton, Jr., and Lawrence E. Pawl on page 55. This artillery half case-shot will not only be an excellent educational tool but will also be a nice addition to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection.

 


Product Code:
PC6912

Price:
$265.00

This brand is available for:
ARTILLERY , NEW ITEMS , CONFEDERATE RELICS , GREAT GIFT IDEAS , RELIC DISPLAYS

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