Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By David Murray

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By David Murray

Date

1930

Object Number

XII.9116

Provenance

Presented by Strathclyde Police, no.303/L/89. 1989.

Physical Description

Boxlock action with light foliate engraving,top lever lock and sliding thumb safety on comb.The barrels were blued but are now heavily worn.Central rib with bead foresight and engraved 'DAVID MURRAY,BRECHIN'. The forend and comb are chequered and an escutchion plate is set into the top of the butt. The forend contains an Anson and Dealey patent ejector system. The barrels and action are Birmingham proofed

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44 in. (113 cm.), Barrel length: 28 in. (70 cm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

20 bore

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