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https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/templates/general_wide/img/logo.png UKDFD Recording Software https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/ Weapons and accessories https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories.html Sword Guard (Fragment) https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/sword-guard-fragment-17647.html Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Sword Guard (Fragment)  
Description: An oval openwork crowned cypher of William IV. The cypher forms part of the guard from an Infantry Officer's sword.

The UKDFD is grateful to Robert Kemp-Gee for the use of image No.4
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Powder Measure (?) https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/powder-measure-54070.html Wed, 05 Dec 2018 23:04:18 GMT Weapons and accessories Powder Measure (?)  
Description: A hollow conical cast lead object, probably a powder measure of the early post-medieval period. It is open at the larger end, closed at the smaller, and has sustained some crushing damage.

Cf. PAS: WILT-F7B617 and  LVPL-66FDD4
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Basket Hilt Fragment https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/basket-hilt-fragment-35705.html Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Basket Hilt Fragment  
Description: A copper-alloy basket hilt fragment from a post medieval rapier. The fragment is ovoid in section and curved at each end. It has relief moulded decoration on both sides depicting a hunting scene featuring a stag flanked above and below with a hunting dog.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Dagger Chape https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/dagger-chape-46581.html Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Dagger Chape  
Description: A copper-alloy dagger chape of post medieval date. The chape has been fabricated from sheet to form an open topped lozenge with an overlapped side seam. It has an over-all covering of oblique linear decoration.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Bullet Mould https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/bullet-mould-9517.html Tue, 09 Oct 2007 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Bullet Mould  
Description: One half of a copper-alloy mould for casting lead-ball bullets. It is sub-triangular in plan with a flat joint face and a rounded exterior. There is a peg-hole in each corner of the joint face to locate the other half. Internally, the mould is hemispherical with a sprue entering from one side. There are remnants of an iron fitting on the outside, which would have been the means by which the two halves of the mould were held together when the molten lead was poured.

Cf. PAS: LEIC-3CAA74
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Hilt Sleeve https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/hilt-sleeve-23521.html Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Hilt Sleeve  
Description: A sleeve from the hilt of a post-medieval dagger, rapier or small sword. The sleeve fits between the grip and the shells. It has moulded decoration on each side, one side depicting a man standing, holding a pike or spear; the other side depicting a woman.

Cf. PAS: NARC-866487 and UKDFD 5045
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Sword-Hilt Sleeve https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/sword-hilt-sleeve-12450.html Wed, 12 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Sword-Hilt Sleeve  
Description: An incomplete sleeve from the hilt of a post-medieval 'small sword'. The sleeve fits between the grip and the shells, and supports the rear quillon and knuckle guard, from which branch off a pair of curved bars called the arms of the hilt (see typical illustration, Image 4). It has openwork decoration on each side. One of the arms has broken off.

See also UKDFD 5045.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Shotgun Cartridge Extractor https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/shotgun-cartridge-extractor-7219.html Sun, 27 May 2007 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Shotgun Cartridge Extractor  
Description: A copper-alloy shotgun cartridge extractor. These were used to remove cartridges that became stuck in the chamber of a breech-loading shotgun after firing. The three claws on the end of the tool engaged with the rim of the cartridge, and by inserting a finger in the ring, it could be pulled from the chamber. The number 12 stamped on one side indicates the gauge (12 bore) of ammunition for which the tool was designed.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Shotgun Cartridge Extractor https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/shotgun-cartridge-extractor-25994.html Sun, 18 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Shotgun Cartridge Extractor  
Description: A copper-alloy shotgun cartridge extractor. These were used to remove cartridges that became stuck in the chamber of a breech-loading shotgun after firing. The three claws on the end of the tool engaged with the rim of the cartridge, and by inserting a finger in the ring, it could be pulled from the chamber.

See also UKDFD 7219.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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Gun Barrel Cleaner https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/weapons-and-accessories/gun-barrel-cleaner-3938.html Sat, 05 Aug 2006 00:00:00 GMT Weapons and accessories Gun Barrel Cleaner  
Description: Gun-barrel cleaner.

See also UKDFD 2188.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Weapons and accessories
Category: Weapons and accessories
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