Object Title

Harquebusier's breastplate

Harquebusier's breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.2199

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned Lanthorn Tower, Room 3, 5 March 1987

Physical Description

With a raised neck and medial keel terminating in a point at the waist, which dips down to the centre and has a narrow flange. The neck and arm edges are inwardly turned. At either arm there is a mushroom headed stud for the shoulder straps. At the left of the centre is a proof mark. The exterior is russet and filed. At the right side and left shloulder are riveted modern suspension brackets.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 412 mm, 325 mm Weight: 3700 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped SK and cross of St George.

Associations

Places England