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Authentic Artillery Implements of the Civil War Era
Excellent Dug Civil War Parrott Cannon Shell Zinc Fuse Holder
Item #: A3255
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This is an excellent excavated Parrott pattern Civil War cannon shell fuse holder. This screwed down into the shell and would have held the paper time fuse. The paper time fuse would have acted like a candlewick that burned down to set off the explosion to break apart the cannon shell. This is the style pictured on page #76 of the Civil War Artillery Fuse book by Jones. It measures 1.42 inches in overall length. This will make a superb display beside your Parrott rifled cannon shell.

Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
$39.00 USD

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