December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Lot consists of 2 rare shells made at the Confederate powder mill and arsenal at Marshall, Texas. (A) 3.67" Schenkl. 12 ribs on tapered lower body with round iron base plate to help retain the wood sabot, now missing. Lathe dimple on bottom. Rounded nose with unthreaded hole for wood fuse plug and paper fuse. CONDITION: Excellent. Light pitting. Appears unfired. A very scarce shell. (B) 3.00" rifle shell with Marshall style notched copper base ring. CONDITION: Very good. Excavated, pitting overall. Ring has bends and is missing a one inch sections, but clearly shows 2 of the notched cutouts. Nose used wood adapter and paper time fuse. Also a scarce Texas made shell. Both saw use in the Trans-Mississippi Department, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Item Dimensions: Longest: 9" HEAVY
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LOT OF 2: CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE MARSHALL ARSENAL TEXAS ARTILLERY SHELLS
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,880.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 25
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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