Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Robert Ringer

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Robert Ringer

Date

1865-1875

Object Number

XII.9958

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Norfolk Police, no.3.

Physical Description

Sidelocks with engraved foliate decoration, the hammers being treated in the same manner. Fitted with Jeffries patent underlever double bite lock. The escutchion is plain and the barrels are of the twist variety

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 43.75 in (1112 mm), Barrel length: 27.5 in (698 mm), Weight: 7 lb. 2 oz. (3.24 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number W2

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

London view and proof marks

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