Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled shotgun

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled shotgun

Date

1780

Object Number

XII.4608

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.1108. 1856 cat No.VI/243 (renumbered to VI/108 at later date). Transferred from Rotunda, 1979

Physical Description

Carved wood stock and decorative fittings. One cock serves both barrels; one barrel is for ball, the other for shot. Spoon sight and hair trigger

Dimensions

BarrelLength572mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.60 in

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Rotunda Nos. MA 1108; 6/108.