Object Title

Percussion double-barrelled shotgun - Charles Jones Patent

Percussion double-barrelled shotgun - Charles Jones Patent

Date

1835

Object Number

XII.1616

Provenance

Presented 1954. From the collection of Sq. Ldr. F.L. Butcher. From his notes: Has never been used and was originally the property of Dr. Banting the famous 'slimming' ladies specialist of St. James's.

Physical Description

Double side-by-side barrels with original browning, the nipples being placed on the faces of the breech.

Dimensions

BarrelLength28in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 254

Calibre

18 bore (.640 in)

Associations

Notes

The lid had been removed for display purposes.