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A01472 - Hotchkiss Nose - No Flame Grooves
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Item Number: A01472

Item Title: Hotchkiss Nose - No Flame Grooves

Price: $120

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Hotchkiss Shell

Size: 3 Inch Caliber

Sabot: Lead Band

Fuse: Missing (Likely Hotchkiss Percussion)

Book:
Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 166
Melton and Pawl (Paperback Editon) Page 55 A-66

Location Recovered: Unknown

Description:Very nice Hotchkiss nose with no flame grooves. It likely had the Hotchkiss percussion fuse based on the nose profile. The early pattern that took the white metal time adapter normally had a more rounded nose. The iron on this projectile is top notch. Threads are very good and with a little TLC could take a fuse. There is a very visible sprue mark on the bottom from casting.

Shell is inert, cleaned and coated.