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U00497 - Brass Hotchkiss case shot time fuse adapter
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Item Number: U00497

Item Title: Brass Hotchkiss case shot time fuse adapter

Price: $55

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Long brass time fuse adapter for case shot shells

Shell Type: Hotchkiss case shot

Thread Diameter: 1.04

Thread Count: 12tpi

Book: Jones page 88

Location Recovered: Frederiscksburg, VA

Description:Nice condition Hotchkiss time fuse adapter for use in case shot shells. This longer type connected to a flash tube which channeled the flame dow to the powder cavity beneath the pusher plate and shot so as to propel the balls directionally out the nose of the shell. This replaced an early lead version of these adapters that was ineffective.