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Title: Belaying pin
Item Name: Sea and Shipping


Brass belaying pin, circular sectioned, domed grip. Found on sea bed in Flamborough area. Belaying pins were used on sailing ships to secure lines of rigging to the bulwarks of the vessel, using elaborate knots to ensure they stayed in place.

Materials: brass
Measurements: L:37.5cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1995.369