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Old 4th February 2021, 06:36 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Jim McDougall
... So the question is:
When was the broad arrow first implemented as a marking on arms? ...
Yes Jim; that is the original question indeed . Udo is coming close, so it appears .
As for this mark having been used since early times as a symbol of the King's property, the most bizarre things are found with such mark; meaning that, finding it in plausible property like canteens, is nothing comparing to bizarre items like screws .

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