Omani soap-stone mould to cast bullets

Soap Stone Moult to cast bullets
  • Description

 

 

Rare mould made of soapstone with dot in circle design to cast bullets for a matchlock.

 

 

 

Antique Bullet Mould

Stone bullet mould

 

Name: "Soapstone moult to cast lead bullets"

Period: 1600-1750

Origin: Oman. Probably predates the metal bullet cast tools.

References:

  1. Stone A glossary of the Construction Decoration and Use of arms and armor in all countries and in all times 1934 p 155 fig 198 (a soapstone bullet moult from Tibet)