Letters patent no. 685 granted to Thomas Wilson of Birmingham in the County of Warwick, Engineer for improvements in breech-loading fire-arms

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Letters patent no. 685 granted to Thomas Wilson of Birmingham in the County of Warwick, Engineer for improvements in breech-loading fire-arms

Letters patent no. 685 granted to Thomas Wilson of Birmingham in the County of Warwick, Engineer for improvements in breech-loading fire-arms

Date

15 March 1860

Reference

WILS 1

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File

Extent

1 document

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Two vellum sheets joined at the bottom by red tape, with a hanging seal in a metal case attached, all in the original black leather-covered wooden box with the royal arms in gold on the cover. Seal of yellow plaster of paris has broken and been repaired. The base of the box is cracked.

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