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M00628 - Navy vent prick

Item Number: M00628

Item Title: Navy vent prick

Price: $75

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Provenance: US

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Description:Vent prick used by the Union navy. This has a padded end to protect the sailor's palm when pushing it into the cannon vent hole. I have seen these with pointed tips as well as this type of tip. I am not sure why this tip type was made the way it is.

These have been recovered from the wreck of the USS Cairo.


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