Object Title

Harquebusier's breastplate

Harquebusier's breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.227 B

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The breastplate has a raised neck, a medial keel terminating in a point at the waist and a narrow flange. The arm and neck edges have plain inward turns. At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. At either side is a belt hook. At the right is a proof mark. It is black from the hammer.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height 440 mm, width 138 mm Weight: 3900 gm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped combined HK and helmeted A.

Associations

Places England