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Branding iron

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from Aberdeen

Postcard of Branding iron.
000-100-103-622-C
© National Museums Scotland

Branding iron

This branding iron from Aberdeen is said to have been used for branding deserters. The iron is the shape of the letter 'S'. It dates from the 17th or 18th century.

Branding iron from Aberdeen, said to have been used for branding deserters, 17th or 18th century


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Online ID: 000-100-103-622-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MR 57
Date: 17th - 18th century
17th or 18th century
Material: Iron. Inscription: S
Dimensions:
What: Brand
Subject: Instruments, of torture (NMAS Classification)
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Where: Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen
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