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Bullet extractor

Object Number: 
INV.6174.7
Date: 
1775-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron bullet extractor; flat strip with spoon-like bowl at front.
Gallery Label: 
This bullet extractor was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at an American Revolutionary War campsite on the Cat Rock Road in Putnam County, NY (Hudson Highlands).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group