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Side drum

Side drum, 1905 (c); brass; front painted blue with centrally flaming grenade in gold with a Bengal tiger, laurel sprays above a shamrock, gold superscribed in black with regimental name; to each side columns of scrolls are inscribed with battle honours and to the right impressed on metal is the maker’s name, Henry Potter and Co, London; flesh hoops and drum heads whole; nine rope holes with iron cord slides; three ball legs on upper hoop painted blue outside with red edge and white worm and inside painted white with red edge and blue worm; white blancoed cords; straight, plaited drag ropes; six snares; used by the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers.

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    Henry Potter & Co [Corporation]
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    National Army Museum
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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