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A01113 - Nice group of Hotchkiss projectiles dug by Wilbur Bedall - 3 Wiards!

Item Number: A01113

Item Title: Nice group of Hotchkiss projectiles dug by Wilbur Bedall - 3 Wiards!

Price: $725

Shipping: Included

Provenance: US

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Sabot:

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Book:

Location Recovered: See description

Description:Wilbur Bedall was a prolific digger who found lots of great projectiles. In many cases he masterfully re-fabricated the sabots and I think that's what he did here on #123. Still, there is a lot of value in these projectiles:

#123 is a bolt for the 2.6" diameter bore Wiard rifle. It was recovered at Freeman's Ford.

The other bolt (#99) for the 2.6" Wiard was recovered at Port Republic. #36 is bolt for the Wiard rifle that smashed on something hard and broke its nose. Its recovery location is unknown.

The 3in case shot shell is a nice one that was recovered in Piedmont.

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