Object Title

Percussion double-barrelled rifle - By J. Purdey

Percussion double-barrelled rifle - By J. Purdey

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.1404

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons.) Authority for tranfer and issue is under War Office file no. GS(W)2/BM50/1 dated 5th April 1951.

Physical Description

With damascus twist barrels

Dimensions

BarrelLength742mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 6703

Calibre

.410 in

Associations

Notes

This rifle was originally one of a pair made for Lord Henry Bentinck (1804-1870), son of the 4th Duke of Portland.