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This hammer from a caplock gun was recovered from an Early Ceramic village site with a historic period presence in Elk County. The caplock gun hammer replaced the flintlock firing system . The hammer struck a percussion can and set of a charge. This artifact was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1975.

Date: 1820-1869

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Item Number: 446138
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446138

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