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B00972 - Bullet carved into a nipple protector for an Enfield rifle

Item Number: B00972

Item Title: Bullet carved into a nipple protector for an Enfield rifle

Price: $20

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US/CS

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When soldiers lost the percussion nipple protectors for their guns, they improvised. This is a nice example of a nipple protector made from putting a bullet over the nipple and bringing the hammer down over and over again until a perfectly fitting copy was pressed out.


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