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A01680 - Broken Dyer Shell

Item Number: A01680

Item Title: Broken Dyer Shell

Price: $210

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Dyer

Size: 3 Inch Caliber

Sabot: Lead Alloy Cup

Fuse: Dyer Time Adapter

Book:
Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 145
Melton and Pawl (Paperback Editon) Page 53 A-60

Location Recovered: Unknown

Description:This is a very neat display piece. It is a case shot Dyer shell that seems to have impacted and either cracked from impact or the exploding of the shell barely fragmented it. Ether way the result is a shell with a top and bottom that fits together. Sorry but I forgot to get a picture of them together and standing complete. If interested, I can provide that.

In the break you can clearly see the balls and yellow-ish matrix surrounding the powder cavity. The iron is in decent condition. The nice white sabot has 4 flame grooves and shows the ordnance guns rifling. This is a nice show-n-tell that isn't a saw cut shell and much less than an unbroken one.

Shell is inert and coated.


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