U.S. 3 inch field gun case with HE and Shrapnel shells

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 16, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
U.S. 3 inch field gun brass case marked 3 In Field F.A. 1905 10 3/4 inch long, with paint groove. The yellow shell is an HE with brass base cover and is curdely made and repainted. She red shell is shrapnel and has the 21.1 second powder train time fuze. this shell is fired and the rotating band has been replaced by wrapped sheet copper, probably made in 1917.