Object Title

Pike

Pike

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VII.765

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: mm (215.5 in.), Head length: mm (7.25 in.), Langets length: mm (14 in.)

Associations

Places England

Notes

At September 2002 and January 2003 this number was located in Store 3 L 42. Complete checks were made of the contents of L 42 in those months failed to find a pike with this number but there was one un-numbered pike. The dimensions matched fairly well but were slightly different (the un-numbered one measured as overall 214 in.; head 7.5 in. and langets 14.25 & 14.4). After discussion with Thom Richardson we decided to assign the number VII.765 but I had a recollection that the un-numbered pike had arrived from the Tower without a number: it had a yellow card label with 'number unknown' (not in PJL's hand). Thus, there is a chance that it may not be the same pike as originally on this number. (PJL, 15/01/03).