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Forgive my ignorance but is a kettle point a spear head? I tried a quick google but little was to be found other than other forums with people finding them too. 

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47 minutes ago, phrunt said:

Forgive my ignorance but is a kettle point a spear head? I tried a quick google but little was to be found other than other forums with people finding them too. 

They were primarily used for arrows.

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Yep, they are arrow points.The conical ones are pretty deadly looking, but the triangle shaped ones are fairly thin and bend easily.

 

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kettle points = made from brass/iron kettles?

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6 hours ago, NAGANT said:

kettle points = made from brass/iron kettles?

Yes. Most of the points we have found were made from brass trade kettles, most likely Dutch.

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