Military, Shell; unknown maker; ?; RX.1998.39.4

Name/Title

Military, Shell

About this object

Shell donated as part of a collection of war memorabilia related to the Roxburgh Platoon. The shell was part of the military arsenal related to the Boer War.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

1900s

Place Made

unknown

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

none

Measurements

l 160mm x diam 40mm
wt 571g

Object Type

weapons

Object number

RX.1998.39.4

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Comments
Robin 26 Aug 2019 23:46 PM,UTC

This shell is a Maxim- Nordenfelt or British quick-firing one -pound high-explosive from around the Boer War era and used until WW1.

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