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A00865 - Rarity 10 very long 7in Brooke bolt from Trents Reach

Item Number: A00865

Item Title: Rarity 10 very long 7in Brooke bolt from Trents Reach

Price: $1795

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Very long Brooke bolt

Size: 7in

Sabot: Brooke ratchet disc

Fuse: n/a

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Location Recovered: Trents Reach

Description: Updated: This bolt has been run through electrolysis and is gorgeous. I will get new pictures as time permits

Very rare and massive Brooke bolt jettisoned from either the CSS Richmond or the CSS Virginia II in their frantic attempts to get unstuck from the mud at Trent's Reach while getting hammered by Union forces.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Trent%27s_Reach

This long bolt was the heaviest of the Confederate bolts and likely intended for the new rifled Brooke rifles.

Projectile measures: diameter 6.95in., length 14in., weight 120lbs. Heavy copper disc sabot is unfired and intact. Metal is solid.


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