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Old 24th February 2012, 02:18 PM   #1
Matchlock
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Default An Extremely Rare 16th-17th ? C. Wood-Cased Grape Shot

For a cannon; oaken container made of four parts, of cylindrical shape, the top and bottom roundels nailed with leather; inside a linen bag fixed by strings and filled with numerous lead musket balls.
Painted in red with old inventory no. 424.
Overall length 26 cm, diameter 11 cm.

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Michael
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