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Just listed a bunch of out of print sword and saber refernce books. I had a house fire Friday evening, but these were not in the house. Still we're calling this a Fire Sale!

Please support your humble Civil War relic salesperson. Baby literally needs new shoes!

PS: Everything important is ok

U00840 - Bormann time fuse
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Item Number: U00840

Item Title: Bormann time fuse

Price: $75

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US


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Description:Double slotted Bormann time fuse used by Union artillerists. Both sides used these, but the Confederates had so many problems with theirs exploding in their gunners' faces, that they stopped using them at the end of 1862. The Union added a reinforcing bridge to help handle the wrench torque that segments the slot in two which is why this is called a "double slotted" type.

These are hard to find dug in round shape because the metal is soft and easily distorted.