Object Title

Percussion sporting gun

Percussion sporting gun

Object Number

XII.9313

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.1041. 1856 cat No.VI/177. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927.

Physical Description

Barrel circular with octagonal breech with band of moulding at junction; probably cut down. Square poincon at breech with a crown above PIS/TO/IA/? .
Lock converted from flintlock and decorated with scroll engraving.
Half stock carved and with brass decoration; sling stud on butt and lacking trigger guard

Dimensions

BarrelLength25.98inches
BarrelLength660mm
OverallLength1044mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.65 in

Associations

Places Spain
Italy