Victorian British Enfield Bore Plug & Wood Tag


Victorian British Enfield Bore Plug & Wood Tag, 1.5 x 0.5 inches

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The “Victorian British Enfield Bore Plug & Wood Tag” is a fascinating historical artifact from the Victorian era, meticulously crafted to fit the bore of an Enfield rifle. Measuring 1.5 x 0.5 inches, this bore plug was an essential component in maintaining the rifle’s cleanliness and preventing the ingress of dust and moisture, thus ensuring optimal performance. Accompanied by a wooden tag, this piece offers a glimpse into the meticulous care and attention to detail characteristic of British military equipment during the 19th century. The wood tag likely served as an identification marker, possibly inscribed with the regiment or specific soldier’s information, reinforcing the importance of ownership and accountability. Together, these items not only highlight the practical aspects of Victorian military logistics but also serve as poignant mementos of the era’s technological and historical context.





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