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    Confederate 3-Inch Brooke Shell Recovered in Tennessee. The body of this shell is in very good cleaned condition. There is light pitting scattered over the surface and a small chip or casting flaw on the nose. The copper ratchet type sabot is a plate that is affixed with a large square bolt on the bottom. The side of the sabot is marked with a "D." The fuse hole is minus threads showing this shell took a wooden fuse plug and paper time fuse. Recovered at the site of the battle of Sulphur Springs Trestle, Tennessee. This shell was meant for use in the 10-pound Parrott Rifle or the Confederate 2.9 inch rifle.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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