Object Title

Centrefire double-barrelled hammerless shotgun - Dreyse-System

Centrefire double-barrelled hammerless shotgun - Dreyse-System

Date

1875-1885

Object Number

XII.10168

Provenance

Purchased in auction at Christies, King St. London. lot 142, sale no. PAN-4807. 15th July 1992.

Physical Description

Lefaucheux principle levers with rotary underlever cocking action. The strikers extend through the body of the action to act as cocking indicators. The lock has game engraving. Figured stock with semi-pistol grip and cheekpiece, the barrels are brown stub twist

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.79 inhes
BarrelLength782 mm
OverallLength1198 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 477

Calibre

0.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places Britain