Object Title

Tool head

Tool head



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Part of the Seymour Collection acquired 1987. At least some of the items apparently acquired from Wilkinson s (sword manufacturers). For further details see file and inv. sheet before IX.3154.

Physical Description

Of brass, it commences as a cylinder then tapers to end in a convex sided ring. The latter has a threaded hole at its centre and passes through to the other end which is recessed. In the centre of the base of the recess is a disc, the outer edge of which is turned up to form a rim. The disc is held in place by two diametrically opposed screws passing through from the outside of the cylinder.

Condition on acquisition: Some surface tarnishing and corrosion.


Dimensions: Diameter: 24 mm (0.95 in), height: 22 mm (0.85 in) Weight: 40 gm (1.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

The outerside face of the cylinder has an incised line at its top and base.


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