Black Ball was often issued to Rev-War soldiers to keep their shoes presentable. This paste produces a clean black satiny finish. A bees-wax polish based on 18th century recipes, using ingredients which were all available during that time. 1-oz, comes in a 2-3/4” lidded tin.
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Great price for quality black ball
I applied a good helping before going to an event, the weekend was a wet one and with two battle sequences a day in a heavily wooded muddy setting, it beaded water well and my shoes cleaned up fairly easy , keeping my feet dry! good ole black ball! Beats modern polish hands down!Review by 71st piper(Posted on 6/23/2017)
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Jas. Townsend & Son Inc. is a manufacturer and retailer of quality reproduction 18th and early 19th Century clothing and personal accessories. We service the living history community, historic sites, museums, and theatrical, motion picture, and television production companies.