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Revolutionary War Hand-Made Anti-horse “Caltrop”

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c. 1775 Revolutionary War Era, Hand-Wrought military use Anti-personnel and Anti-horse Caltrop (Spike), Choice Very Fine.

Original Revolutionary War Era Hand-Made Caltrop. Each spike measures over 1.25” long. Caltrops were small anti-personnel and anti-horse weapons with 4 sharpened spikes that would be scatted on roads or trails and in streambeds to punture boots or hooves and disable the victim. They were designed with the 4 spikes so there was always one pointing up. Similar to one pictured on page 57 of “Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution” by George Neumann and Frank Kravic, 1977.
Lot Number: 296
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