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    Artillery Shell - Inventory Number: ART 186 / Sold

    U.S. 3" Type 2 Absterdam Common Shell, the size is 2.95" in diameter, 7 1/2" long, 8.8 pounds.  The shell threads can be seen, fuze is not present.  Retains the lead base cup or sabot, missing the anti-friction band.  Clearly marked on the base: "Patented August 12th 1862".  

    Inventory Number: ART 186 / Sold