Object Title

Centrefire pump-action shotgun - Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun

Centrefire pump-action shotgun - Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun

Date

about 1922

Object Number

PR.10917

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room from the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Physical Description

Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) marked, stamped in the left butt face with the RIC rack number ' 728'
Purchased by the British government on behalf of the RIC.

Dimensions

BarrelLength20in.
BarrelLength508mm
OverallLength39.8in.
OverallLength1014mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number E720885

Calibre

12 gauge

Inscriptions and Marks

Enfield acceptance Stamp (government)
Crowned 1 over E
top left breech
Stamp
Proof Marks
London provisional proof and the bore, 12.
left side of barrel breech
stamps
Ownership and rack number stamp
RIC over 728 (Royal Irish Constabulary rack no. 728)
left side of butt
stamp

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