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Dec 8, 2009

Crossbow Bolt

Crossbow Bolt


Wood, leather, steel

Overall: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.)

Weight: 80 g (2.82 oz.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1758

Did you know?

Bolts with leather feathering were used mainly in the Tyrolean area, which includes northern Italy and western Austria.


Also known as a quarrel, crossbow bolts are stockier than arrows, are constructed of durable materials, and can be reused on the field of battle.

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