Bullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote Collection

One of the last surviving relics of the Battle of Little Bighorn, a used bullet shell casing expelled during the fight. Bullet casing was part of the collection of Stella Foote, and then part of the Alexander Acevedo collection, who auctioned the piece through Butterfield & Butterfield as part of Lot 113 in their "Important Custer, Indian War & Western Memorabilia" sale on 4 April 1995. Headstamp reads "U.M.C. 44 COLT". Casing measures 1" long and .5" in diameter. Bent, and with a bit of yellow cloth adhered, matching the color of the uniforms of U.S. troops.

Price: $3,500
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Bullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote CollectionBullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote CollectionBullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote CollectionBullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote Collection
Bullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote CollectionBullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote CollectionBullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote Collection
Bullet Shell Casing From the Battle of Little Bighorn -- From the Stella Foote Collection
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