Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading shotgun

Centrefire breech-loading shotgun

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.6873

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Surrey Police, no.32.

Physical Description

Engraved 'Shot & Examined by H. Atkins from Purdey's 2 Jermyn St. Haymarket, S.W.'

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 45 in (1143 mm), Barrel length: 28.5 in (724 mm), Weight: 5 lb 2 oz (2.23 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 672

Calibre

18 bore

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

H.Atkins was formerly employed by Purdey's, as a consequence he used that conection to enhance his reputation.