Historic Tools of North Castle

Lead Balls (3)

These items at Smith’s Tavern are three half balls of lead.  Lead is a heavy metal that is denser than most common materials.  It is soft and malleable and also has a relatively low melting point, so it is ideal for casting into various shapes.  Lead could be used in fishing lures and sinkers, bullets or even toy soldiers.

Reference:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead

Catalog Items:

Item 78-25-20

Location:Open Shelves - Middle
Width: 9 cm
Weight: 3833 g