Forensics case in self defence/impact gallery

Self-Defence gallery

Many objects in the Royal Armouries collection have a social relevance today. Perhaps none more so than those in the Self-Defence gallery.

Tour of the Self-Defence gallery

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Tour of Hunting gallery - link to YouTube

Did you know?

Going off half-cocked

Many older guns have a form of safety that prevents the gun from being fired when the hammer is pulled halfway back. Sometimes a fault develops which allows the gun to fire when the hammer is in the half-cocked position, before a proper aim can be taken.