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Authentic Artillery Implements of the Civil War Era
12 Inch Size Marked Waterviliet 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 23-3/4ths inches long and at the circular end of the piece it is marked "WATERVILET U.S. 12 M" from the arsenal. It is likely for an 12 inch bore diameter mortar. This piece is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Item #: B4442
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Your Price:$135.00 USD
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