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A00277 - Confederate 12pdr polygonal cavity shell half section -- pentagon pattern

Item Number: F00277

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

Price: $195

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Polygonal cavity

Size: 12pdr

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Location Recovered: Virginia

Description:Nice, clean 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 pentagon shaped pieces typically found in the mid Atlantic states.


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