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A01156 - Nice 6 Pounder Shot

Item Number: A01156

Item Title: Nice 6 Pounder Shot

Price: $125

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US/CS

Type: Cannon Ball Solid Shot

Size: 6 Pounder (3.67 Inch Caliber)

Sabot: Wood Cup (Missing)

Fuse: N/A

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 28
Melton and Pawl (Paperback Editon) Page 29 A-1

Location Recovered: Unknown

Description:An often used projectile during the Rev War and War of 1812, the 6-lber was being phased out during the Civil War for the more effective 12-lber. But there was still plenty in use especially by the south and especially early in the war. Since I don't have any provenance on this I can't be sure if it is Civil War or earlier nor do I know if it is US, CS or British.

This shot has very good iron with only a little ground action and no pitting. There is only the faintest of a mold seam on it. It is 3.54" in diameter and weighs in at 5lb 15.1 oz. It is a nice shot and displays well.

Shot is hand cleaned and coated.


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