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A00994 - Nice 12-lber Solid Cannon Ball With Strap Marks
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Item Number: A00994

Item Title: Nice 12-lber Solid Cannon Ball With Strap Marks

Price: $160

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US/CS

Type: Cannon Ball Solid Shot

Size: 12 Pounder (4.62 Caliber)

Sabot: Wood Cup (Missing)

Fuse: N/A

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 34

Location Recovered: Gaines Mill, VA

Description:A workhorse of the war, the 12-lber solid shot was frequently used to batter the enemies batteries, etc. This example differs from many in that it was a drop and still shows a good bit of the strap marks on the projectile body. Iron is good and shell displays well. It has the recovery location "Gaines Mill Va" nicely painted on the side.