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Saturday, 22 November 2014

The Gunmakers


For over 300 years proof-testing gun barrels for safety has been carried out here by members of the gunmakers livery company.  Gun barrels that pass the test for safety and integrity are stamped with the code of the company.

3 comments:

Sharon Anck said...

How interesting. Something I had never heard of.

William Kendall said...

I had not heard of it either.

Jack said...

This is a pretty specialized skill.

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