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Musket buttplate

Object Number: 
INV.10210.7
Date: 
1770-1810
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 2 in. ( 12.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Brass musket buttplate.
Gallery Label: 
This buttplate was found in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group