Object Title

Percussion pipe gun

Percussion pipe gun

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XII.9409

Provenance

Found in the Bowyer Tower. Jan. 1991.

Physical Description

Made in two sections of black tube, the barrel piece threaded and fitted with nipple. Rear section with end drilled with two holes in the wall and threaded; with 'firing striker' running free inside. It appears that a spring is missing from the rear section

Dimensions

BarrelLength16.57inches
BarrelLength421mm
PipeLength17.4inches
PipeLength442mm
OverallLength865mm
OverallWeight0.45kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.41 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England (?)