Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Heinrich Krieghoff

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Heinrich Krieghoff

Date

1910

Object Number

XII.9965

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Hampshire Police, no.27.

Physical Description

Sidelocks heavily engraved with foliate designs, top lever double bite lock with a transverse bolt. There is no chequering on the small, the butt has an extension and a hard rubber butt pad. The blued barrels are fitted with ejectors and a raised rib

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 47 in (1194 mm), Barrel length: 30 in (762 mm), Weight: 6 lb. 15 oz (3.15 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 8565

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

German proof marks for the Suhl proof house

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