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A very interesting (and very heavy) artefact from the Scout Heritage Collection is this fragment of the base of a shell from Mafeking.

There are no identifying marks on the portion.


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A display of Boer ordnance from the McGregor Museum, Kimberley


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Long Cecil in Kimberley







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Pictures of the shell in the Kimberley Club, Kimberley.







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Ordnance from the siege of Mafeking


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Shells in Mafeking, part of the B Weil collection


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