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Original and Reproduction Tool and Worm Implements for Civil War Firearms
Very Rare Model 1847 Cavalry or Artillery Musketoon Bullet Worm
Item #: L1840
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This is a scarce piece. It is an original gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1847 pattern .69 caliber Cavalry or Artillery model musketoon. This is the classic style that would have been used with the large caliber bore military muskets. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the ones illustrated on page 98 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition and is the first one of these we have ever been able to offer.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$99.00 USD

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