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HMS Racehorse butt plate

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Broken at one end, two pierced holes. These were fittings added to the end of muskets in order to protect the wood from splitting or suffering damage.

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Measurements: 102 mm x 47 mm; 47.6 g (weight)

Materials: copper alloy

Date found: 1983

Object name: butt plate

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0109

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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