Confederate Shell from Gettysburg - Inventory Number: ART 254 / SOLD
Original Confederate, 12-pound, spherical case-shot, lead side-loader shell as found in the Gettysburg battlefield. This projctile retains its original brass time fuse adapter. Adjacent to the fuse adapter is a lead plug. This opening was where small round canister balls (case-shot) were poured into the side loader shell cavity until filled and speciment has a pitted exterior amd wears a light film of rust as well as a wonderful brown patina overall.
Inventory Number: ART 254 / SOLD