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HMS Racehorse ramrod holders

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Two broken pieces both with flared ends, one with lug and broad arrow mark. 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: 95 mm x 12 mm; 45 mm x 12 mm; 29 g (weight); 17 g (weight)

Materials: brass

Object name: ramrod holders

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0114

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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