Object Title

Rimfire pump-action magazine rifle - Colt rifle

Rimfire pump-action magazine rifle - Colt rifle

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.8730

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Hertfordshire Police, no.6.

Physical Description

A pump-action gallery gun with a heavily blued receiver on the left side of which is the Colt Logo. The ejection port is on the top of the receiver. The stock is two piece, the butt being of plain wood with a narrow neck. The fore-end/cocking grip is also plain, with a light double grooved line. Barrel is rounded blued with a tubular magazine underneath, which loads from the rear via a brass feed block. Rear sight is V notch, front is blade. The breech has Victorian proof marks.

Dimensions

OverallLength1041 mm
BarrelLength610 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 67459

Calibre

.22 in LR

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