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    Unfinished Confederate 3-Inch Read Type II Shell Recovered from a Well in Atlanta. This unfinished or Type II Read shell has thicker bourrelets than is normally seen. The body is in very nice condition with a mostly smooth surface and only minor pitting. The sabot is a copper ring and the nose takes a wooden fuse plug with a paper time fuse. There is a small chip out of the rim of the fuse hole otherwise this is a very nice clean example of a rare shell. This projectile was recovered from the bottom of a well in Atlanta, Ga.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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