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Old Bullets,maybe musket balls


#1

Hi all found these in a old swamp,not sure if the round ones are musket balls or not,the other one is a bullet but don,t know anymore about it,or how old,info on these would be great,thanks.


#2

Definitely looks like two musket balls and a mini ball. The small one has hit something for sure. If there are no holes in them like a sinker has then they probly are.
A good clue is where you found them - an old swamp.

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#3

Gidday mate was great to meet you the other night in Hagley. You have two musket balls and an Enfield .577 bullet. Very cool.


#4

if i remember rightly there was some kind of volunteer police force back in the 1860s hagley would have been the closest place to practice there shooting skills ,there was a raised bank at the western side of little hagley where i found dozens of them embeded in the bank looked like they were shooting from across the river,if you were to say a 100yards would be a decent distance to shoot,i bet i missed a few.


#5

Hi chrispy,yeah good to meet you to,thanks for the info on the bullet.


#6

Hi Roy,thanks for the info,i wonder how old the enfield bullet is.


#7

yeah cheers shane,look to be the real deal,first ones I,ve found.