Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1622

Provenance

Old Tower stock sent on loan 184 to S.Africa in 1920 and returned to the Armouries on 15/7/91.

Physical Description

Made in one piece, it has a large circular hole at the apex. The lower edge has six scalloped projections, alternately long and short, each of which has three scallops at either side.
It is painted black overall.
All three of the longest projections have lost the lowest pair of scallops.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. Height: 6.8 cm (2.9 in), Diameter: 18.6 cm (7.35 in), Hole Diameter: 9.9 cm (3.9 in) Weight: 0.135 kg (4.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

On the inside, on the upper end of two adjacent projections, is painted in yellow paint: L65/887 and 372(letter indistinct and the whole crossed out) B respectively.

Associations

Places England

Notes

L.184