How many different "fermata" shells are possible?

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An example of the "fermata" shell number 298: "la stutata regina".

These photos were taken in the Province of Salerno on Friday January 17th, 2020 preparing for a competition in the town of Vibonati and in the Province of Naples on Saturday the 2nd of April in the town of Somma Vesuviana. These evening displays were fired by the company of Giovanni Boccia and Luigi Nappi from Palma Campania in the Province of Napoli, Regione Campania.
This shell with the superscription "2*" written on the outside indicate "stutata regina". The complete effect is one break with 21 bombettes, 7 titanium salute bombettes in the first mosaic and in the second mosaic with a long delay of the 14 color bombettes in the color blue and in the second fermata shell in the color red.
After each "stutata regina" we see a sferical shell of 21 cm caliber with color change.
There are 2 of this type of 21 cm caliber, 1-break shells in this evening display.

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In front two "fermata" shells with the superscription "2X", these are the "stutata regina". Behind these two shells we see two shells with the superscription "3X", so this effect is "3 intrecci".

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Luigi Nappi with the second fermata "stutata regina" for mortar number 7 with 14 color bombettes in red".

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At the left side Michele Caiazza with a fermata in the "stutata" effect with color bombettes in red and white".

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An employee with a "stutata" shell of a larger caliber, I suppose 26 cm.

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Luigi Nappi is loading a "stutata" shell of 26 cm caliber and Michele Caiazza is waiting with the next "stutata" shell. In between the mortars for the sferical shells of 30 cm caliber. The letter "P" on the "stutata" shell means the effect "pampanella" = white.

The timing and colors in this display are the perfection for me.

In the video of the show in Somma Vesuviana between minute 8.39 - 8.44 and between minute 8.49 - 8.53 : https://youtu.be/bd2wJVEl9Q4?t=518

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An example of "fermata" shell number 130: "(4 botti + 3 riprese) + controcolpo".
It is a variation on the fermata shell number 510 "(ripresa + 2 botti + ripresa + 2 botti + ripresa) + controcolpo".

These photos were taken in the Province of Bari on November 9th, 2019 preparing for the daylight Festival San Trifone on November 10th in the town of Adelfia.
This daylight display was fired by the company of Palmieri Fireworks (Antonio Palmieri and Mino De Candia) from Apricena in the Province of Foggia.

This shell with the superscription "4L * * * ." written on the outside indicate "(4 botti + 3 riprese) + controcolpo".
The complete effect is 4 successive salute bombettes followed by three successive mosaic of salute bombettes and closed by a bottom-shot.
There are 3 of this type spherical shell of 25 cm caliber, 1-break shells in this daylight display.

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This spherical "fermata" shell with the written superscription "4L * * * .", "4L" means 4 Lampi = "four botti" = 4 successive salute bombettes. "* * *" means
"three Ripresa" = three successive mosaic of salute bombettes and the last point "." means bottom-shot.

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One of the three spherical "fermata" shells in this effect.

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One of the three "fermata" shells of 25 cm caliber with the superscription "4L * * * ."

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One of the fermate in this effect on the mortar. On the mortar the tape with the superscription ". . . . * * * o". ". . . ." means 4 successive salute bombettes. "* * *" means three successive mosaic of salute bombettes. "o" means the bottom-shot.

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At the left side Mino De Candia and at the right side Michele Maldera and Collins Cagneta from the company Palmieri Fireworks.

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At the left side Mino De Candia, in the middle Collins Cagneta and at the right side Michele Maldera from the company Palmieri Fireworks.

When you translate this daylight effect to an evening fermata effect it will be "(4 botti + 3 intrecci) + controbomba".

In the video of EarthshakerPyro between minute 5.45 and 6.19 https://youtu.be/o2fW2bGTB0g?t=345

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An example of the "fermata" shell number 81: "(controbomba) + (controbomba)".

These photos were taken in the Province of Naples on Saturday the 2nd of April, 2016 preparing for a competition in the town of Somma Vesuviana. This evening display was fired by the company of Giovanni Boccia and Luigi Nappi from Palma Campania in the Province of Napoli, Regione Campania.
This shell with the superscription "___ ___" written on the outside indicate "(controbomba) + (controbomba)". The complete effect is two successive breaks with a large bouquet with a heart of spherical stars and rings of cylindrical stars.
Before each "(controbomba) + (controbomba)" we see a fermata in the effect "(3 intrecci) + (3 intrecci)" so also in the rythm of two breaks.

There are 2 of this type of 21 cm caliber, 2-break shells in this evening display.

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Luigi Nappi loading a "fermata" shell with the superscription "___ ___" in mortar nummber 10. "___ ___" means two controbombe = two successive breaks with a large bouquet with a heart of spherical stars and rings of cylindrical stars.

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Luigi Nappi is loading the first "fermata" shell of 21 cm caliber in the effect "(3 intrecci) + (3 intrecci)" and an employee in the background with the second "fermata" shell in this effect.

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Luigi Nappi is loading the second "fermata" shell of 21 cm caliber in the effect "(3 intrecci) + (3 intrecci)".

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The four mortars serie with from the left to the right side "6 intrecci", "2 controbombe", "6 intrecci", "2 controbombe". Mortar 9, 10, 11 and 12.

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An employee of the the company of the three brothers Di Candia with two "fermata" shells with the superscription "O" with the number "2" inside. This superscription also means the effect "(controbomba) + (controbomba)". This photo is from the competition in Cimitile on Sunday the 22nd of January 2012.

In the video of the show in Somma Vesuviana between minute 9:04 - 9:09 and between minute 9:18 and 9:24 : https://youtu.be/bd2wJVEl9Q4?t=544

In the video of the show in Cimitile between minute 8.36 - 8.41 and between minute 8.49 - 8.55 : https://youtu.be/Pcyipo5Y2Ig?t=516

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An example of the "fermata" shell number 518: "(2 intrecci) + (controbomba + intreccio botti) + (controbomba + intreccio botti) + controcolpo".

These photos were taken in the Province of Salerno on Friday January 17th, 2020 preparing for a competition in the town of Vibonati. This shell with the superscription "* * ___ * ___ * ___ ." written on the outside indicate "(2 intrecci) + (controbomba + intreccio botti) + (controbomba + intreccio botti) + controcolpo". Actually, here is written one more "___" controbomba!
The complete effect is in the first break 2 successive mosaic, the first mosaic is a splendid mosaic of 7 color bombettes in "pampanella" (= white) followed by a second mosaic of 7 color bombettes in purple.
In the second and third break a large bouquet with a heart of spherical stars and rings of cylindrical stars followed by a mosaic of 7 titanium salute bombettes.
Closed by a bottom-shot.
This shell is fired in this show as a "bomba da tiro". The bottom-shot is just a little bit too early, it shows how difficult it is to make a perfect effect!!

There are 2 of this type of 21 cm caliber, 3-break shells in this evening display.

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Nello (Aniello) Nappi with this shell with the superscription "* * ___ * ___ * ___ .". "* *" = due intrecci = two successive mosaic.
" ___ *" = controbomba + intreccio botti = large bouquet + mosaic. "." = controcolpo = bottom-shot.

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Nello Nappi with this fermata shell of 21 cm caliber.

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One second before the fermata disappears into the mortar.

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Nello Nappi hidden behind the fermata shell.

In the video of Gecimali between minute 3:12 and minute 3:32. https://youtu.be/zVf4my7p_jA?t=192


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