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  • Hotchkiss Shell Cross Section

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    Hotchkiss Shell Cross Section - This example  is a case-shot variety of the Hotchkiss pattern.   Hotchkiss patented on April 28, 1863, patent #38,359, an improvement employing an iron plate, to prevent the mixture of the case-shot balls and matrix with the bursting charge.  This arrangement caused the case-shot to be thrown forward with greater velocity when the projectile detonated.

    Inventory Number: ART 122