Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun - By J. Wilson

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun - By J. Wilson

Date

1982

Object Number

XII.10463

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museum Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme (Disguised Weapons) 1993. From Essex Police (No. 1/93), 9th March 1993.

Physical Description

Single shot cane with an extractor in the breech. The body of the cane is covered in black leather with a wide polished steel coller that twists to reveal a folding trigger. The handle is formed of antler. The muzzle is protected by an aluminium and rubber plug.

Dimensions

BarrelLength635mm
OverallLength876mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 168

Calibre

.410 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London nitro proof marks

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