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West Hants Historical Society Museum

Mould, Ball


Accession number: 13.06.15.78
Object type: Musket-ball
Date: 1800 – 1860
Materials: metal, iron?
Measurements: 16.5 cm L x 3.3 cm W x 2.5 cm H
Culture: British colonial
Description: This item is metal and slightly rusted. The diamater of the mould is 1.3cm. There is a hole on one side and a cutting implament inside the handle. Number "14" is written on one handle. Number "15" is written on the ends of both handles.
History of Use: This item was used to cast musket-balls.


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