Object Title

Harquebusier's breastplate

Harquebusier's breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.320

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Formerly III.159.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, a medial ridge and a narrow flange at the waist. At either arm is a mushroom headed stud for the shoulder straps. The main edges have plain inward turns. The exterior is bright and filed. There is a little damage to the left end of the neck.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 410 mm, width 335 mm Weight: 3850 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped RR for the maker, and inside IW and a construction mark of 5 wedges.

Associations

Places England