Scissor form, .45 cal, round ball, which, allowing for the patch, could accommodate the long rifles which were produced in calibers of about .50 and up. Additional .40 cal cavity for pistol or buck shot. 6 7/8” length, hand forged with the use of forms and swages as was the practice in the 18th century. See Collector’s Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, Neumann p.192 and The Book of the Continental Soldier, p.75. Minor surface rust only with old painted collection number.