Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Joseph Manton

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Joseph Manton

Date

1816

Object Number

XII.9952

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Hampshire Police, no. 21

Physical Description

Side locks with simple foliate engraving. The barrels are damascus twist with a raised rib and an engraved escutchion plate. Employing a patent underlever lock.
Originally a muzzle loader by Manton, it was converted by Baker and was stamped 1. (on the stock flats)

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.75 in (1140 mm), Barrel length: 28.75 in (730 mm), Weight: 7 lb. 12 oz (3.51 kg.)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 8894

Calibre

16 bore

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