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A01489 - Rare Selma Pointed Nose Read Bolt

Item Number: A01489

Item Title: Rare Selma Pointed Nose Read Bolt

Price: $1350

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

Type: Read Bolt

Size: 3 Inch Caliber

Sabot: Copper Ring

Fuse: N/A

Book:
Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 254
Melton and Pawl (Paperback Editon) Page 67 A-98

Location Recovered: Vicksburg, MS

Description:This is a super example of a rare Read bolt. While the rounded nose bolts with the thick copper sabot are occasionally seen, this type with a pointed nose and long lathed sabot are rarely seen. We've only had a few of them in 12 years. They also have an interesting look as the nose diameter near the bourrelet appears smaller than the body diameter.

The iron on this example is as good as you could ever ask for. It is practically non-battlefield. The sabot clearly shows the rifling from the gun. This is just a super example.

Shell is inert, cleaned and coated.


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