Confederate Hexagonal Whitworth Bullet for Sharpshooter - Rare

Item: Confederate Hexagonal Whitworth Bullet for Sharpshooter - Rare
Caliber: .45
Condition: Good, excavated, unfired. Tan patina with a few surface nicks and rim chips. Six side flats with a deep conical cavity.
Recovered:  Cold Harbor, VA by the late Gene Cooley.
Approximate size: .446 x 1.28 inches. Weight: 494 grains.
Reference: Similar examples can be found in the following Civil War relic reference books:

  • "Civil War Projectiles II Small Arms & Field Artillery with Supplement" by W. Reid McKee and M. E. Mason, Jr. on pages 22-23, item #1.
  • "Round Ball to Rimfire, Part Four" by Dean S. Thomas, on page 244, #609. 

See scans of the above pages in the additional images. 

Comments:  Whitworth bullets, of any type, are a very rare bullet to recover and this example will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.


Product Code:
PC1255

Price:
$325.00

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