Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By J. Blanch and Son

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled 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

Dimensions: Overall length: 47 in (1194 mm), Barrel length: 29.75 in (756 mm), Weight: 6 lb. 14 oz. (3.12 kg.)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 4

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

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