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Colt bullet mold

Object Number: 
1942.529b
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 12.1 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: body: "COLT'S/PATENT"
Description: 
Steel bullet mold; blued steel with tapered oval handles and hinged, rectangular body with circular and conical cavities; stamped mark on body.
Credit Line: 
Gift of W.A. Mosscrop
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group