14 pounder Shell casing
From the Collection of Friends of the Cerberus Inc Seaworks Maritime Museum 82 Nelson Place Williamstown Victoria
- Cylindrical shell casing made of brass.
- nordenfelt shell case, ammunition
- A 14 pounder shell casing manufactured for the two prototype guns used by the Victorian Navy. Unlike the later Mk I and M II 14 pounders which used separate components the ammunition for the prototype guns was assembled into one fixed piece and crimped together.
- circa 1888
- Maxim-Nordenfelt (Maker)
- Only a handfull of these sheels are known to exist as later 14 pounder guns used separate shell casing and projectiles.
- On base - "N"
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM