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Object Name PERCUSSION CAP
Catalog Number 0985.13.00259
Description The green paper label in the top reads "250 metal-lined caps made expressly for Colt's Pt. belt and pocket pistols."
Dimensions L-1.25 Dia-1.25 inches
Owned J. W. Davies (tentative); William W. Davies
Made Eley Brothers, Manufacturers
Provenance The percussion caps came from the collection of William W. Davies. His father, J. W. Davies, collected the caps; J. W. Davies organized a group of sharpshooters to operate along the James River during the war.
People Davies, John W.
Davies, William W.