Third Carlist War Whitworth Projectile


#1

This is an spanish souvenir from the Third Carlist War (1872-1876). Body is marked “RECUERDO DEL BOMBARDEO DE HERNANI, 1875” (refers to the bombardment of the Hernani village situated in Guipuzkoa (Guipúzcoa) province, Basque Country.


#2

Very interesting,

the spanish had some of these guns. They even fire alot against US troops at the Phillipines during the US spanish war.
Here is an article -

catalogacionarmas.com/articulos.asp


#3

Here is the article

catalogacionarmas.com/public/recuerdos2.pdf