12-Gauge Shotgun Shell with Glass Shot

Object Name: 
12-Gauge Shotgun Shell with Glass Shot

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Object Name: 
12-Gauge Shotgun Shell with Glass Shot
Accession Number: 
70.4.175 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm; Base Diam: 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1942-1943
Credit Line: 
Gift of Otto W. Hilbert
Primary Description: 
Red paper, brass metal enclosing greenish glass balls; molded borosilicate glass; balls machine made. Cylinder of red paper with brass cap enclosing glass balls; brass marked "FEDERAL/CARTRIDGE/12 GA".
Provenance: 
Hilbert, Otto, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 349, #1369; BIB# 30457