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Civil War Excavated US Federal Service 3” 10 Pounder Parrott Shell
Item #: JT412
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The body of this shell is heavily pitted and rusted throughout and the fuse is also missing but still a very attractive artifact. Robert P. Parrott and Dr. John B. Read were both projectile inventors before the Civil War. Read patented his wrought iron ring sabot projectiles on October 28, 1856, patent #15,999. Parrott purchased from Read the rights to manufacture Read's projectile before 1861.
Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Your Price $175.00 USD