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Whitworth artillery shell with fuse

Whitworth artillery shell with fuse
Title
Whitworth artillery shell with fuse
Date 
1855-1863
Medium 
Iron, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 x 3 in. ( 27.9 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Iron Whitworth artillery shell; tapered, cylindrical iron shell with flat base, rounded top, and brass collar for screw-on cap; lettering engraved onto oval flutes on center exterior.
Object Number 
X.406
Marks 
engraved: exterior: "Gettysburg/July 1.2.3rd 1863"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group