Object Title

Harquebusier's backplate

Harquebusier's backplate



Object Number



Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, rounded shoulders and a flange at the waist. The neck arm and flange edges have plain inward turns. At either shoulder is one square and two circular rivet holes for the shoulder straps. At either side of the neck there is a suspension hole. Low at either side of the waist is a pair of rivet holes for the waist strap The exterior isl 'black from the hammer' finish and has been varnished. The right side of the neck has a crack at the angle and one of the rivet holes is broken out.



BackplateHeight385 mm
BackplateWeight1695 g
BackplateWidth343 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped small sans serif CL for the maker Charles Lemoth and 4.


Places England