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    Bullet Struck Civil War Artifact: Doubtless One of the Most Unusual We've Ever Cataloged. An iron spoon, struck on the bowl by a three ring .58 caliber minié bullet, which remains with it. Doubtless in a soldier's haversack. The spoon bears a maker's mark on the back of the handle but it is poorly struck and difficult to read, although the date 1857 is legible. Fabricated with the handle of the spoon attached to the bowl by a single rivet. The bullet is flattened on the nose and the base is pinched where the spoon wrapped around it when struck. Really a unique Civil War artifact.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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