Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By R. Burnand

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By R. Burnand



Object Number



Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Lothian & Borders (Scotland) Police, no.43767(1). (SUSM no.103).

Physical Description

Side lock actions, heavily engraved with foliate decoration, in the centre of which is a ribbon engraved with R.BURNAND. The hammers are likewise engraved with foliate decoration. The one piece walnut stock has been chequered around the fore-end and around the wrist, inset into the wrist is a gold escutcheon shield. The trigger guard and fore-end finial are also decorated with foliate engraving, the barrels are held on by a single slide. They are browned with a single plain rib, and three ramrod pipes. An ebony ramrod with brass concave head, and brass ferrule


BarrelLength27.68 inches
BarrelLength703 mm
OverallLength1123 mm


Serial Number None Visible visible


0.68 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London view and proof marks