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Going to start listing some things now that my move is over and my PC is back set up. Still haven't found my charging cords to my cameras so using crummy cell phone photos, but will try to get a few things up and running.

U00689 - Very hard-to-find CS Britten percussion fuse recovered from a sunken Confederate commerce raider

Item Number: U00689

Item Title: Very hard-to-find CS Britten percussion fuse recovered from a sunken Confederate commerce raider

Price: $995

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: British percussion fuse for the 8in Britten

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Book: Jones page 116

Location Recovered: Hampton Roads area

Description:These British made percussion fuses were used in the big, 8in naval Britten shells as on ships like the CSS Alabama and CSS Florida. This one was recovered near where the CSS Florida sunk before it was put off limits legally and the wreck was subsequently effectively destroyed anyway.


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