Object Title

Centrefire double-barrelled hammerless shotgun - The Challange

Centrefire double-barrelled hammerless shotgun - The Challange

Date

1900

Object Number

XII.9976

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Gwent (Wales) Police, no.7.

Physical Description

Boxlock action roughly engraved with foliate engraving and hunting scenes. Double clip lump lock with top lever and cross bolt. The stock has a chequered half-pistol grip, hard rubber buttplate, the fore-end is missing its terminal plate. The barrels are plain and blued with the left one being chocked

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.12 inches
BarrelLength765 mm
OverallLength1182 mm
OverallWeight3.02 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1368

Calibre

0.71 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham view and proof marks

Associations

Places Britain