Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By George H. Daw

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By George H. Daw

Date

1863

Object Number

XII.3343

Provenance

Formerly Class XXIV.1619 (1938-1971, Student Collection). Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.75 in (1137 mm), Barrel length: 28 in (711 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 356

Calibre

16 bore

Notes

George H. Daw's Patent No. 1594 of May 27th 1862 refers.


:This is an early example of the first commercially successful centrefire gun introduced in England. It made its first appearance at the Exhgibition of 1862.