Colt bullet mold

Colt bullet mold
Title
Colt bullet mold
Date 
1855-1865
Medium 
Steel
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 12.1 x 2.2 cm )
Description 
Steel bullet mold; blued steel with tapered oval handles and hinged, rectangular body with circular and conical cavities; stamped mark on body.
Credit Line 
Gift of W.A. Mosscrop
Object Number 
1942.529b
Marks 
stamped: body: "COLT'S/PATENT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group