Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By T. Conway

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled 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

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.75 in (1137 mm), Barrel length: 28 in (712 mm), Weight: 7 lb. 5 oz. (3.325 kg.)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 752

Calibre

12 bore

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.