Powder-Tester (c. 1740), mounted on pistol stock w

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1740

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Powder-Tester (c. 1740), mounted on pistol stock with flintlock action. The powder is fired in an upright mortar, its force being recorded on an iron disc controlled by a ratchet divided 1-10. 9.5" long

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Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1993-1349
type:
powder tester
credit:
National Maritime Museum