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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.

A00324 - Cool groundburst type II James shell
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Item Number: F00324

Item Title: Cool groundburst type II James shell

Price: $350

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: James type II

Size: 3.8in

Sabot: Lead



Location Recovered: Vicksburg area

Description:Desirable type II James shell that blew up and almost all the pieces were recovered from one hole. As is almost always the case with ground bursts, there is one section missing where the frag blew out the impact entry hole and went far away from the rest.

This one has been painstakingly reassembled from at least 12 fragments. Some of the lead sabot remains between the iron ribs. This is truly a one of a kind relic.