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HMS Racehorse ramrod tips

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Three probable ramrod tips, different shapes and styles. One length of bronze, solid with circular section. These were used to push the musket balls down the barrel of muskets.

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Measurements: 30 mm x 20 mm; 30 mm x 13 mm; 47 mm x 19 mm; 46 mm x 6 mm; 21 g (weight); 10 g (weight); 9 g (weight); 8 g (weight)

Materials: brass, bronze

Date found: 1983

Object name: ramrod tips

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0060

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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