Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By William Evans

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By William Evans

Date

1960

Object Number

XII.10321

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Lothian & Borders (Scotland) Police, no.3162 (SUSM no.90)

Physical Description

Fitted with a box lock action which has bright polished scroll engraving. There is a Purdey type double lump top thumb lever. The stock is made of walnut and an extension is added to the butt, which has been cut for use by a left-hander with master right eye. The steel barrels are blued and show signs of being badly rusted and pitted

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 45 in (1143 mm), Barrel length: 28 in (711 mm), Weight: 6 lb. 5 oz. (2.88 kg.)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 106087

Calibre

20 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

London View and Proof

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