Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun - Dumonthier type

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun - Dumonthier type

Date

1950-1960

Object Number

XII.10467

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme (Disguised Weapons) from Avon & Somerset Police (no.52 SX/5), 9th March 1993.

Physical Description

Simple breech system with extractor. The body of the cane has a wood effect veneer. The swivel collar, that hides the folding trigger, is of tinned brass. The handle is of horn. There is no stopper or bung to protect the muzzle

Dimensions

BarrelLength700 mm
OverallLength882 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.410 in

Inscriptions and Marks

The breech is stamped with the Paris proof mark

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