Artillery shell fragments (5)

Object Number: 
INV.8037.1-5
Date: 
1900-1914
Medium: 
Iron, brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: base: "2091"; "M" (below crown) stamped: stopper: "Sp..gr" stamped: head fragment: "670"; "M" (below crown)
Description: 
Iron and brass artillery shell fragments; one circular base, three cone-shaped head fragments with concentric rings at neck and stopper; one head fragment has brass lining on interior; stamped marks on stopper, base, and on one head fragment.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this artillery shell was fired into the Port of Bone, Algeria, by the German cruiser Breslau on August 4, 1914.
Credit Line: 
Presented by Abraham L. Danziger, 1919
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group