Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun

Date

1930

Object Number

XII.10475

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme (Disguised Weapons) from Kent Police (no.AC 3007/92), 9th March 1993.

Physical Description

Simple breech mechanism with an ejector. The whole is of metal that is blued. Near the handle is a simple fixed trigger. The handle is of wood with the serial number stamped on the base. There is a hole drilled to take a detachable butt. The detachable butt is of wood with a dagger attachment point. Engraved on the base of the breech is the retailers name and address

Dimensions

OverallLength1180mm
OverallLength883mm
BarrelLength654mm
ButtWeight0.295kg
CaneWeight0.88kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 10630

Calibre

.410 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham view and proof

Associations

Places England