Lepley Bullet Mold, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

mold photo 003

mold photo 004, mold found in bucket of antique gunsmithing items.

mold photo 005 found with gunsmithing items on Lepley farm in Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA

mold photo 006 found on Lepley farm in Somerset County.

This is half of a bullet mold. It was found in a bucket of old Lepley gunsmithing hardware in Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA. It was for making small caliber round balls of about 0.28" diameter for use in muzzle-loading firearms. The overall length of this item is about 4-5/16". It is constructed from ferrous material. Two older photos follow below.

mold photo 001

mold photo 002

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