Musket Tompion - Inventory Number: FIR 042 / Sold
Civil War era musket accoutrement referred to as a ‘tompion’. The cylindrical device has a brass top cap with an inner metal shank wrapped with cork. Device was utilized to plug barrels to keep dirt and moisture out when the weapons were in transit or when they were not in use. This cylindrical brass and cork measures 1 5/8”.
Inventory Number: FIR 042 / Sold