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    Original Civil War Artillery Grease/Tar Bucket With Chain And Lid Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $375.00
    Original Civil War Artillery Grease/Tar Bucket With Chain And Lid Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. This heavy-duty cylindrical implement is a Civil War iron grease bucket carried as part the equipment of an artillery gun crew. The grease bucket measures 7” in diameter and stands 8” high. A metal cover or lid is secured to the top of the bucket with four rivets. Lid has a 3½” diameter opening that is capped with a pivoting metal cover that has a flattened closure tab.   A 10” long heavy-duty link chain serves as the bucket handle. Chain has a large 2” diameter O-ring that allows the bucket to be hung from the bottom of the limber. In excellent condition some paint flaking and a weak point at the lid hinge but the lid is still very intact. Some mild pitting on the inside of the bucket. An authentic Civil War period tar bucket certified by the Museum with our Gettysburg Museum COA (certificate of authenticity). 100% authentic. Don’t miss this unique opportunity. Excellent example early pickup.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers