Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Investarm

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - By Investarm

Date

1987

Object Number

XII.10436

Provenance

Presented by Bedfordshire Police, 28th January 1993.

Physical Description

A poor quality weapon. The action is plain and made of polished aluminium, the barrels are designed to fold back beneath the stock. Walnut stock, with half pistol-grip, and fore-end, both decorated with pressed chequering. The over-and-under barrels are blued with a slightly raised ventilated rib surmounted with a bead foresight

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.75 in. (116.2 cm.), Barrel length: 28 in. (71.1 cm.)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 331833

Calibre

20 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the flats over the breech: 20 GAUGE 3' MAGNUM / HARD CHROME MADE IN ITALY.Standard Italian proof and view marks

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Probably intended as a poaching gun.