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  • 20 Pound Parrott Shell / Sold

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    20 Pound Parrott / Sold

    DIAMETER:3.63 inches

    GUN: 20-pounder Parrott rifle, 3.67-inch caliber

    LENGTH: 10 1/8 inches
    WEIGHT: 18 pounds 1 ounce
    SABOT: Brass ring
    FUZING: Parrott zinc fuze plug, paper time fuze

    This is an example of the long-pattern 20-pounder (3.67-inch caliber) Parrott projectile. The long-pattern Parrott projectiles are common shell and do not contain any case-shot material. A large number of this style projectile were fired during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. This pattern is also found with a wrought iron ring sabot, therefore, would be considered a Read-Parrott projectile pattern. 

    Inventory Number: ART 036 / Sold