Z1661 Federal 3" Hotchkiss Common Shell with Percussion Fuse (Type I)
Description: Here is a very nice excavated Hotchkiss shell with a percussion fuse. You can still see some of the patent information on the fuse. This shell has great metal with minor pitting and the lead sabot is fully intact without issues.
Measures: 2.9" x 6.25"
Reference: Dickey & George, Field Artillery, (1993 Edition), Pg. 166