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A01054 - 6pdr Hotchkiss naval shell

Item Number: A01054

Item Title: 6pdr Hotchkiss naval shell

Price: $100

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Hotchkiss

Size: 6pdr

Sabot: Brass band

Fuse: Base fuse that unscrews


Location Recovered: Non dug

Description:I showed this to Mark McConnell at the Mansfield Show and he told me it was for a 6pdr Hotchkiss gun used in the side turrets of battleships. Its about a 3" or 75mm round with a base fuse/tracer that unscrews easily. It has US navy anchor stamps all over it. Really neat early 20th century shell.

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