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U00648 - Navy Yard marked brass watercap bushing with perfect threads
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Item Number: U00648

Item Title: Navy Yard marked brass watercap bushing with perfect threads

Price: $65

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US


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Location Recovered: Fort Fisher area

Description:Brass bushing from a large naval shell fired at Fort Fisher. As can be seen in the 3rd picture, the interior threads are perfect and a fuse screws right into it. It also has the letters "NY" stamped in the bottom and part of a third letter which is almost certainly a "B" These stand for "Navy Yard Boston" from whence the shell originated. These desirable letters show up on only a small percentage of the fuse bushings and they are later in the war in my experience.