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Massive Brass Military Gang Mold

16.25" o.a.l., 8.5" x 3.5" x 2.125" brass mold block with 5 cavities, iron handles with turned wood grips, iron and brass ferrules. Clamping closure arm with wood grip, iron gang mount with wood handle with 5 removable iron base plugs. Cavities cast five .69 3-ring Minie pattern projectiles, measuring a nominal .67" in diameter and roughly 1.2" in length. Unmarked, well engineered and very impressive due to size and operational design. Weighs approximately 16 pounds.

Condition:

Good. Brass with a deep, dark, uncleaned patina. Exterior with numerous impact marks and mars. Wood handles worn with dings and some cracks. Cavities about good with some wear, base plugs and other iron parts with a thick, brown patina.

Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$588
09/12/2018

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