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HMS Racehorse ramrod holder

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Broken, suspension loop visble. This was originally fixed to the underside of the barrel of a musket, to hold the rod used to push the musket balls down the barrel.

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Measurements: 106 mm (length); 22.8 g (weight)

Materials: copper alloy

Date found: 1983

Object name: ramrod holder

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0043

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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