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Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey

Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey

Date

1830

Object Number

XII.1387

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons.) Authority for tranfer and issue is under War Office file no. GS(W)2/BM50/1 dated 5th April 1951.

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Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength8.3 in
BarrelLength211 mm
OverallWeight1.39 kg
OverallWeight3.06 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2141

Calibre

.700 in (13.5 bore)

Associations

Places Britain
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.
Thumbnail image of Percussion double-barrelled pistol - Howdah or holster pistol by J. Purdey One of a pair, see XII.1388.