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Bullet Mold

Bullet Mold

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Description
Folding or "V" pattern gang bullet mold with 17 cavities for four sizes of musket balls on one side and a row of buckshot on the other; registration hole on left side of handle. Peened iron hinge pin. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mold, shot
date made
1750 - 1775
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (mold material)
copper (registration pin material)
iron (hinge pin material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 7 in x 1 in; 3.175 cm x 17.78 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.022
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.022
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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