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HMS Racehorse powder flask

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Part of top of gunpowder flask with screw thread, two pierced holes, one with capital 'E' below, 'Sykes Patent' stamped on edge.

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Measurements: 37 mm (diameter) x 8 mm (height); 15.8 g (weight)

Materials: copper alloy (brass)

Date found: 1983

Object name: powder flask

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0017

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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