Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading shotgun - Greener's Police Gun

Centrefire breech-loading shotgun - Greener's Police Gun

Date

1925

Object Number

XII.9604

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Derbyshire Police, no.13.

Physical Description

Stainless steel Martini type drop block action, (Greener improved Martini action.) Fully stocked in plain unvarnished wood. Butt trap inset into a steel butt plate, sling swivel attached to heel. One barrel band supporting a sling swivel. Stainless steel barrel with bead foresight. Stamped on right side of action is GREENER'S POLICE GUN, on left side W.W.GREENER, MAKER, PAT No 0074/21 19517/21

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number G7300

Calibre

12 bore Greener

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proof and view marks

Associations

Places Britain