Thread: 18thC Spontoons
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Old 12th June 2021, 09:15 PM   #6
Join Date: Mar 2012
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As far as the etched numerals, can we assume these are rack numbers? Troop numbers?

Those were assembly marks, or "Reassembly identifying marks" (RIMs), and were common on products that included hand fitted components - such as firearms, locks, etc.
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