Confederate .36 Caliber Colt Navy Pistol Bullet

Item: Confederate .36 Caliber Colt Navy Pistol Bullet
Condition: Good, excavated, unfired. Waxy surface with grey-white patina. The nose tip of the bullet is dented with old damage. One side of the bullet is marked with the numeral "497" in black ink (see Comments below).
Recovered: Unknown
Approximate size: .394 inch diameter, .595 inch length, 147.0 grains weight.
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 page 58, item #497.
  • "Round Ball to Rimfire, Part Four" by Dean S. Thomas, on page 172, #14. 

See scans of the above pages in the additional images. 

Comments: This example is from a very old bullet collection. The digger/collector identified and numbered each bullet with its corresponding McKee & Mason bullet reference number. This bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection. 

The above description, along with an image of this particular relic, will be printed on Virginia Relics letterhead and will also be included.


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PC9391

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