Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - New Ithica Field Grade

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled shotgun - New Ithica Field Grade

Date

1910

Object Number

XII.10460

Provenance

Presented by West Yorkshire Police, 4th March 1993.

Physical Description

Plain steel boxlock action with a single lump lock and dolls head. A Purdey type top lever is fitted. The walnut stock and fore-end has cut chequering and the butt has been fitted with a rubber butt pad. The plain blued steel barrels have a slightly raised rib on which are two bead sights, a big one at the muzzle and a small one half way down the barrels

Dimensions

BarrelLength28.03inches
BarrelLength712mm
OverallLength1136mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 459816

Calibre

0.69 in

Associations

Notes

This type of shotgun is one of the cheaper types available in the States in the early 20th century and would have cost (c.1908) about $20. It is one the many which would have been sold via catalogues.