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Hard to believe but I think our next show will be the Ohio Show in Mansfield on the first weekend of of May. Carl picked up some goodies at Vicksburg so hopefully we'll get them listed soon.

A01307 - Very Nice 11 Inch Dahlgren Ball

Item Number: A01307

Item Title: Very Nice 11 Inch Dahlgren Ball

Price: $485

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Cannon Ball

Size: 11 Inch Caliber

Sabot: Wood Cup (missing)

Fuse: Water Cap Adapter (missing)

Book:
Jack Bell Page 77

Location Recovered: Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC

Description:This US 11-inch shell was recovered from Charleston Harbor. It was put it through electrolysis from August 16, 2003 until October 2004. So it has been out of electrolysis for about 16 years and today is very sound - no flaking or cracking whatsoever. It has a very minimum spots where it was flaked when recovered but now is very stable and displays very well.

The water cap fuse that is was found with is included. I cannot make out any of the letters or numbers on it due to the electrolytic action. The threads are excellent and it screws into the shell very easily. It could easily be replaced with one you can read if so desired.

Local pickup only in the birmingham, AL area. No shipping.

Shell is inert, cleaned and coated.


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