Object Title

Harquebusier's backplate

Harquebusier's backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.4557

Provenance

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 a leather modern shoulder strap, covered with modern scales. At either side of the waist is a modern waist strap and buckle. The exterior is black from the hammer. At either shoulder is a pierced suspension hole.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 380mm, width 338 mm Weight: 1650 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped RB and 10.

Associations

Places England