Object Title

Rimfire breech-loading walking stick shotgun

Rimfire breech-loading walking stick shotgun

Date

1960

Object Number

XII.10470

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme (Disguised Weapons) from Northamptonshire Police (no.1113), 9th March 1993.

Physical Description

Screw-off breech system. The barrel is smooth bore and is covered in shellac to represent a rough wood, now cracking and peeling. The collar and ferrule are of brass. The handle is formed from antler with a bone pommel. The button trigger is disguised as a small brass shield. A rubber cap protects the muzzle

Dimensions

BarrelLength790 mm
OverallLength876 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

nvn

Associations

Places France (?)

Notes

Home Office paid £240 !!