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M00381 - Truly unique patent model for scraping disc for ordnance cartridges

Item Number: M00381

Item Title: Truly unique patent model for scraping disc for ordnance cartridges

Price: $450

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Provenance: US

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Description:This is the actual patent model for James M. Connel's patent for "Improvement in Scraping Disc or Wad in Ordnance Cartridges" dated November 29, 1864.

http://pdfpiw.uspto.gov/.piw?docid=00045227&SectionNum=3&IDKey=BB343790CA3C&HomeUrl=http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/patimg.htm

The object of this patent was to apply within the cannon cartidge powder bags this device to scrape the gun bore and prevent fowling. This is like a Williams Cleaner bullet for cannons!

This is a one of a kind piece tied to its original patent tag by red ribbon (aka "red tape").


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