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A00282 - Confederate 12pdr polygonal cavity shell half section -- diamond pattern

Item Number: F00282

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

Price: $195

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Provenance: CS

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Location Recovered: Spanish Fort, Alabama

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 diamond shaped pieces typically found in the Deep South states.


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