Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun

Date

1885

Object Number

XII.9955

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Lancashire Police, no.9.

Physical Description

Sidelocks with simple pictoral engraving depicting dogs putting up grouse, The stock is of the half pistol grip design. The barrels are of damascus twist. The left barrel is chocked

Dimensions

BarrelLength29.84 inches
BarrelLength758 mm
OverallLength1180 mm
OverallWeight3.2 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 12099

Calibre

0.71 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham view and proof marks

Associations

Places Britain