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A01117 - Chilled Nosed 20-lber Parrott Bolt

Item Number: A01117

Item Title: Chilled Nosed 20-lber Parrott Bolt

Price: $179

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Parrott Bolt

Size: 20 Pounder (3.67 Inch Caliber)

Sabot: Brass Ring Type III

Fuse: N/A

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 230

Location Recovered: Unknown

Description:Great economical deal! The Parrott chilled nosed bolt is not plentiful in the 20-lber size. The 30-lber size is the one seen most with the heavy caliber being quite rare and the 10-lbers very rare. These bolts could no doubt do heavy damage to what they impacted. The chilled nose or bottle nose as they are some time called give a distinctive look.

This example has seen some ground action which is why you can get a $350 projectile at this price. The body has lost some surface but the remaining iron is solid. It has a beautiful sabot with great rifling showing the 5 lands-n-grooves of the 20-lber Parrott gun.

Solid bolt has been cleaned and coated.


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