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    WTS: Original Primitive Mold

    Early primitive bullet mold. Hand-forged. Origin: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Date: unknown. Brass blocks pinned to tong handles. Length overall: about 10.5 inches. Double cavity, two conical bullets. Approximate cavity size: 0.37 inch. No sprue or sprue plate. One alignment pin.

    This is not a fake. Price: $75. shipped to lower 48. Pay with personal check, cash or US Postal Money Order. I don't use paypal.

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    Interesting mould. Looks more hand crafted than mass produced. At .37 could well be for conical bullets for Colt and Remington 36 cap and ball revolvers.

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