Object Title

Percussion sporting gun

Percussion sporting gun

Object Number

XII.9308

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.1024. 1856 cat No.VI/160. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927.

Physical Description

Percussion Sporting Gun of Mediterranean type. Barrel action with facetted breech. Muzzle damaged, foresight missing , no tang screw. Miquelet lock converted flintlock. Scear working on front of hammer.
Full stock. Crude side plate 2 pipes. Wooden rod, butt fluted, no trigger guard, butt painted 6/160

Dimensions

BarrelLength28.98 inches
BarrelLength736 mm
OverallLength1101 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.66 in

Associations

Places Italy
Spain

Notes

Formerly XXIV.431