U.S. .58 CALIBER “J.D. CUSTER” BULLET FROM TANEYTOWN ROAD, GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

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Item Code: 1163-96

This is an excavated .58 caliber bullet. This specific type of bullet was made (likely at Frankford Arsenal) on a machine created by J.D. Custer of Philadelphia. First, a slug of lead was pressed, forming the nose and cavity, then the shoulder and grooves were finished on a lathe. The spokes in the cavity being formed by the lathe chuck. Nice patina. Recovered along the Taneytown Road at Gettysburg by Ken Bream.

This is from the Ken Bream collection that was sold at auction in October 2021. Mr. Bream was a 1970 graduate of Gettysburg High School and life-long relic hunter and collector. His parents managed the Stuckey’s Restaurant that was once located on the north-west corner of the intersection of Emmitsburg and Wheatfield Roads. In the late 1960s through the early 1970s Ken worked on the Eisenhower Farm as a groundskeeper, maintenance man, and general helper for the Eisenhower’s. For many years, he was the Gettysburg Dog Enforcement Officer.  This was lot #212.   [jet] [ph:L]

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