Object Title

Centrefire double-barrelled hammer shotgun - By J. Blanch and Son

Centrefire double-barrelled hammer shotgun - By J. Blanch and Son

Date

1930

Object Number

XII.9572

Provenance

Presented by Bedfordshire Police. no. 90/13, 1990

Physical Description

Decorated boxlock with twist damascened barrels. The barrels were made in Birmingham. The escutchion plate has been removed. 1 inch extension added to the butt. Fitted with an ejector

Dimensions

BarrelLength29.72 inches
BarrelLength755 mm
OverallLength1183 mm
OverallWeight3.12 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 4

Calibre

0.71 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof and view marks. Nitro proofs. The barrels are stamped EJ