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Naval chain shot, 12 pounder, early 1800s, rare

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Start Price:275.00 USD Estimated At:400.00 - 600.00 USD
Naval chain shot, 12 pounder, early 1800s, rare
SOLD
1,600.00USDto 2******n+ (280.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Oct 30 @ 21:34UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Naval chain shot, 12 pounder, early 1800s, rare 11.44 kg, 28" long, each ball about 4" in diameter. Two big balls with cast-in loops connected by eight hand-forged chain links, typically used at close quarters to shred sails, rigging and enemy personnel. Excellent condition, all solid and heavy, just some rusty patina here and there (not corroded and cracking like shipwreck or even land-find specimens), lightly cleaned and preserved. From a New York collection.