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Cleaning tool, for flintlock guns, comprises brush & metal pricker on chain, used to brush pan & clean burnt powder out of vent. With chain and hook for attachment to overcoat button.
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 percuss ...
Percussion hammers, with removable noses, each engraved with foliate design, one finer than the other, two examples.
Sling swivel, for rifle, with screw section for attaching to stock.
Main spring vice for musket, used for removing the main spring of a flint or percussion lock.
Steel worms, for screwing to the end of ramrod & to remove charge in percussion long arms, one example rounded on shank to prevent damage to rifling, two examples.
Man with rifle.
Percussion pistol, pocket. cal. 100 bore (.360 in.).
Made by Usherwood, London.
Great to see comments from other passengers of the dear old 'Strath'. We sailed from Tilbury 4th July, arriving Melbourne 5th August 1957. I was nearly 12years ...
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I travelled on these ships in the late 1950s as a ten year old to Cyprus from Venice, we returned to Genoa. I would love to know what happened to these ships.