• WW1 BRITISH 13pdr HIGH EXPLOSIVE SHELL.

    £125.00

    There is only 1 item left in stock.

    ORIGINAL ITEM IN GOOD CONDITION.

    THE PROJECTILE SHOWS SIGNS OF PITTING AND HAS BEEN PAINTED BLACK.

    THE COPPER DRIVE BAND HAS BEEN FIRED AND IS COMPLETE.

    THE FUZE AND ADAPTOR HAVE GOOD THREADS AND ATTACH TO THE PROJECTILE WELL.

    THE SHELL CASE HAS GOOD MAKER STAMPS AND IS DATED 1915.

    THE PRIMER WHICH IS MADE BY VICKERS,SONS & MAXIM UNSCREWS.

    THE HIGH EXPLOSIVE 13pdr IS A RARE VARIATION OF THE MORE COMMOM 13pdr SHRAPNEL SHELL.

    THE MAIN DIFFERENCE IS THE PROJECTILE IS A LOT MORE HEAVY IN THE HIGH EXPLOSIVE THAN THE SHRAPNEL.

     THE PROJECTILE WITH NO FUZE WEIGHS APPROX 1.8 KILOS WITH A SHRAPNEL SHELL WHILE A HIGH EXPLOSIVE PROJECTILE WEIGHS APPROX 3.9 KILOS WITH NO FUZE.

    OVERALL HEIGHT 53cm.

    FREE UK POSTAGE.

    YOU MUST BE OVER 18 YEARS OLD TO BUY THIS ITEM.
    TOTALLY INERT AND FREE FROM ALL EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL.
    LEGAL TO OWN IN THE UK FOR CURIO/DISPLAY OR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
    THIS ITEM IS TO BE SENT TO A UK ADDRESS ONLY. THIS EXCLUDES CHANNEL ISLANDS, ISLE OF MAN AND ISLE OF SCILLY.  THIS IS DUE TO FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS ON THE TRANSPORT OF SUCH ITEMS.





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