BandS Banner

News

Looks like some promoters are going for it and trying to run their shows. Who knows if enough people will show up to make them worthwhile. I hope it works out but have concerns as we all do. Still figuring out which ones we'll attend this summer, but it looks like we'll try and do them. Stay tuned as the situation is fluid.

We continue to experience intermittent delivery of order emails, so it's wise to email us directly at cwbullet@hotmail.com and carl@sitherwood.com to be sure your order gets through. Thank you for your patience while we try to address this.

A00251 - Confederate 12pdr polygonal cavity shell half section -- diamond pattern

Item Number: F00251

Item Title: Confederate 12pdr polygonal cavity shell half section -- diamond pattern

Price: $185

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Polygonal cavity

Size: 12pdr

Sabot:

Fuse:

Book:

Location Recovered: Selma

Description:Half of a 12 pounder Confederate cannon ball cast with a core that created lines of weakness allowing it to break into consistent sized pieces. Commonly called a polygonal cavity cannon ball and also known as a Mallett Polygonal Cavity shell, this was a very effective design. It caused the shell to break into 12 equal pieces. This one has the diamond shaped pieces typically found in the deep South and associated with Selma, AL manufacture.


Buy Me!