This fired 3" Hotchkiss Artillery Shell has the complete brass percussion fuse and the full lead sabot. This example does not have flame grooves and was designed to explode on impact. The shell measures 6 5/8" long, has a diameter of 2.94" and weighs 8 pounds and 6 ounces. The information on the base cup is faint but it is all there. It has been defused, stabilized and is ready for display. The drill holes used to defuse the shell have been filled in. The iron is in excellent condition with a minor amount of pitting. Please see photos for condition. All of our artifacts are guaranteed to be authentic.
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