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Authentic Artillery Implements of the Civil War Era
Artillery
"12M" Watervliet Arsenal Marked Siege Size Cannon or Mortar Gimlet
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Here is an excellent original example of the gimlet for the Civil War siege size cannon or Mortar. This long wire was used to clean out the vent hole of a Civil War mortar or cannon. It is 24inches long and at the circular end of the piece Is made to make it easier to use. The body of the piece is marked "WATERVLIET U.S. 12 M 95" from the arsenal.It is from the famous Watervliet Arsenal in Watervliet, New York. It is likely for an 12 inch bore diameter mortar. This piece is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Item #: A7864
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price:$115.00 USD
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