Object Title

Centrefire double-barrelled hammer shotgun - By T. Conway

Centrefire double-barrelled hammer shotgun - By T. Conway

Date

1871

Object Number

XII.9970

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Essex Police, no.115.

Physical Description

Sidelocks with heavily engraved foliate decoration. The stock has a chequered small and fore-end, the butt being fitted with a steel butt plate. The barrels are plain steel

Dimensions

BarrelLength28.03 inches
BarrelLength712 mm
OverallLength1135 mm
OverallWeight3.32 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 752

Calibre

0.73 in

Associations

Notes

These barrels could well be converted muzzle loaders due to the stamped S on each. This mark was used after 1865 to donate survicable barrels.