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Percussion Hammer Object Reg. No: ST 022005

Summary:
6 percussion hammers & steel worm, for percussion rifle, 4 of the hammers are engraved to give fish-like appearance (6 examples in all), steel worm is used to remove charge from percussion long arms, after attaching to ramrod.
Description:
Engraved metal percussion hammer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 45 mm (Height), 78 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: firearm accessories, firearms, percussion hammers, rifles muskets
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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