Object Title

Linstock

Linstock

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

VII.1149

Physical Description

Top-spike of triangular section with baluster base, tapering scoket and two langets, one of the last inscribed for the 6th Royal Garrison Battalion, Royal Artillery. To the socket are screwed two outward-curving match-holders the jaws controlled by thumb-screws in the form of fleurs-de-lys. Modern haft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 362 mm (14.25 in), length of langets: 229 mm (9 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

D/1 6TH REG on langet.

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

H L Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, I Ordnance [catalogue], HMSO, London 1976 p. 186, no. 289 (TO BE EXTRACTED).