Federal 2.9-Inch Read-Parrott Case-Shot Artillery Shell

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Item: Federal 2.9-Inch Read-Parrott Case-Shot Artillery Shell 
Cannon: 10-pounder Parrott rifle, 2.9-inch caliber 
Approximate diameter: 2.87 inches
Approximate length: 8-1/2 inches
Approximate weight: 9.8 pounds
Fuzing: Zinc fuze adaptor for paper time fuze
Sabot: Iron ring
Condition: Good, excavated, fired. The shell's surface is moderately pitted and has a light layer of clear coat. Its fuze adaptor and sabot are both present. The sabot is missing a 1-1/4 inch section likely blown off upon firing. It has been deactivated and there are no repairs. 
Recovered: Quantico, VA area.
Comments: Included in the additional images is a scanned image of the digger, a retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel (on far left), with his hunting buddies and their detectors dating to the 1970-80s. This artillery case-shot shell will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection.


Product Code:
PC8434

This brand is available for:
ARTILLERY , NEW ITEMS , GREAT GIFT IDEAS , FEDERAL RELICS

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