Artillery shell fragments (5)
largest: 1 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 8.9 cm )
stamped: base: "2091"; "M" (below crown) stamped: stopper: "Sp..gr" stamped: head fragment: "670"; "M" (below crown)
Iron and brass artillery shell fragments; one circular base, three cone-shaped head fragments with concentric rings at neck and stopper; one head fragment has brass lining on interior; stamped marks on stopper, base, and on one head fragment.
According to an attached label, this artillery shell was fired into the Port of Bone, Algeria, by the German cruiser Breslau on August 4, 1914.
Presented by Abraham L. Danziger, 1919
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.