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

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A flash in the pan

This expression originates with the misfire of a flintlock or similar gun. The powder in the pan was supposed to ignite the main charge in the barrel. Sometimes only the powder in the pan flashed without firing the main charge.