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Need a little help to ID a DIV find
April 12, 2019 08:34AM
This was my first DIV and my first time hunting Civil War relics. I did pretty good, found the base of a3” Parrott shell and only five bullets but they were all different! Thanks to the internet I was able to identify 4 of them but what I thought was a .52 caliber Sharps variant actually is .54 caliber. Any idea what it is? Thanks!


sorry ment to type "Squeeze" LOL



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/13/2019 10:32PM by A HUNTER.
Learned something new again! Thanks!!
Re: Need a little help to ID a DIV find
April 12, 2019 05:28PM
Sharps were made in a number of different calibers.
Re: Need a little help to ID a DIV find
April 13, 2019 02:46PM
Oh, didn’t know that. Learn something new every day with metal detecting. That’s one of the things I like about this hobby.
Thanks!
Looks like a sharps (n/t)
April 12, 2019 10:09AM
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Re: Looks like a sharps
April 12, 2019 10:30AM
But I thought all Sharps are .52 caliber and this is definitely .54 caliber.
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