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  • 20 Pound Parrott Shell / SOLD

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    20 Pound Parrott Shell - Inventory Number: ART 337 / 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 20-pounder (3.67-inch caliber) Parrott projectile. The long-pattern Parrott projectiles are common shell and do not contain any case-shot material. Many this style projectile were fired during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. This pattern features a wrought iron ring sabot and is considered a Read-Parrott projectile pattern.

    Inventory Number: ART 337 / SOLD