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A00670 - Very nice iron-anvil fused Type I Hotchkiss percussion shell for the James rifle

Item Number: A00670

Item Title: Very nice iron-anvil fused Type I Hotchkiss percussion shell for the James rifle

Price: $550

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Type I Hotchkiss shell

Size: 3.8in

Sabot: Lead driving band

Fuse: Iron-anvil percussion

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 174v

Location Recovered: Vicksburg

Description:This is only shown in D&G as a 3.67in round, but it is definitely for a 3.8in gun. I have another one in my collection and a 3.67in too so I can let this beauty go.


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