Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun

Date

1980

Object Number

XII.10462

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museum Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme (Disguised Weapons) 1993. From Kent Police (no.01/1), 9th March 1993.

Physical Description

Single shot top quality cane. Simple breech system with extractor. The body of the cane is painted black with a wide brass collar, the top half of which is gnarled. The handle is formed of antler and the muzzle is covered with a removeable rubber cap. The trigger consists of a simple button

Dimensions

BarrelLength660mm
OverallLength915mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 017

Calibre

.410 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the collar: crowned GP Stamped on the breech: London view and nitro proofs

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