Bullet Mold

Scissors-type, combination single bullet mold with one cavity for a musket ball and barrel wrench for removing and reattaching the firearm barrel as the finger ring or loop of one handle. Flathead screw for pivot. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
mold, shot
wrench, barrel
date made
1780 - 1830
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
overall: 5/8 in x 3 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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