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A00976 - Great Price: 3.6-Inch Hotchkiss Rarity 8 Bolt For Wiard Rifle
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Item Number: A00976

Item Title: Great Price: 3.6-Inch Hotchkiss Rarity 8 Bolt For Wiard Rifle

Price: $170

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Hotchkiss Bolt

Size: 3.6 Inch Caliber For Wiard

Sabot: Lead Band

Fuse: N/A

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 171

Location Recovered:

Description:This shell measures 3.50" with my calipers and so I'm pretty sure it is a Hotchkiss 3.5-Inch bolt for the Wiard 3.6-Inch rifle. Unfortunately the lead has lost any rifling and patina which is what accounts for the low price on this rarity 8 projectile. Iron is in decent shape with no heavy ground action and only a couple pit areas that aren't deep. The shell displays pretty well. If perfect this one would be $375 but given the lead and iron and me getting it for a good price this one is far less. It really is a nice projectile for the money.

Shell is inert, cleaned and coated.