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U.S. 6-pound Cannister Shot

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

U.S. 6-pound Cannister Shot, c. 1861-65, wooden sabot with two rings, soldered tin casing with a white-painted 23 soldered over a tin disc at the top, ht. 8 1/2, dia. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

In good condition with some age appropriate patina.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, Ballistics, Canister shot, Sabot, Solder, Tin