Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown British 9 LB Bar Shot HMS Charon

Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown British 9 LB Bar Shot HMS Charon

$1,495.00Price

Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown British 9 LB Bar Shot HMS Charon used for cutting rigging at close range, 12 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. weighs roughly 8 lbs 12 oz, reportedly recovered from the wreck of HMS Charon, sunk by the French fleet at the siege of Yorktown in 1781

Condition

Heavy corrosion, cleaned and consolidated. Paper tag giving provenance considerably damaged by water

Provenance From the estate of a Maryland collector. Purchased in 1993.