CS 7 INCH HARDING SHELL

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Item Code: 727-250

Fired from a rifled 42 pounder gun. The copper ring sabot clearly shows the 7 lands and grooves. Cast for a wooden fuse which is missing. Many of these projectiles used the rare Girarder fuse. Iron body is very solid. Sabot originally thrown. Harding shells did lose their sabot during flight. Recovered near the projectile and restored to the shell. This pattern shell always found in the Charleston, South Carolina area.

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