Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun - Dumonthier type

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick shotgun - Dumonthier type

Date

1910

Object Number

XII.10559

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme (Disguised Weapons) from Gwent Police (no. 2/92 ), 9th March 1993.

Physical Description

Twist lock and cock breech with proud trigger. The handle is of wood and has a fitting for a wooden detachable shoulder stock. The body and barrel are of metal which was originally painted brown. The name of the retailer is engraved on the rear of the breech

Dimensions

BarrelLength648mm
OverallLength882mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.410 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places England