Object Title

Target thrower

Target thrower

Date

1948

Object Number

XIII.1023

Provenance

Purchased in auction at Sotheby's Billingshurst, 30 March 1999. Sale no.B09724, lot 50.

Physical Description

Cased. The hand held launcher has an aluminium frame, arm and folding butt. The motive power is provided by a coiled mainspring. It is fitted with a brass trigger mechanism.
The case is made of Everwear fibre and has an instructional label glued into the lid

Associations

Places England

Notes

Considered to be a rare piece