Object Title

Linstock

Linstock

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

VII.1150

Physical Description

The head now consists of two match-holders, in the form of dragons' heads. Thee are rivetted to the modern haft. The 'small halberd head' recorded in the 1916 inventory is now missing as are the two macth-holder screws.
A note on the label states that the head was stolen in 1948.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 165 mm (6.5 in)

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

H L Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, I Ordnance [catalogue], HMSO, London 1976 p. 183, no. 273 (TO BE EXTRACTED).