Object Title

Centrefire pump-action magazine shotgun - By Parker Hale

Centrefire pump-action magazine shotgun - By Parker Hale

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XII.11221

Provenance

Purchased from York Guns, 18 December 2000

Physical Description

A pump-action design using a rotating breech, actuated by a slding fore-end. As the action is racked, a rotating chamber closed off the ejection port, enabling the breech to slide forward and fire the cartridge. Sliding the forend away from the body of the gun opens it permitting ejection from the ejection port on the right side of the body. There is a tube magazine beneath the barrel that would accept 5 rounds of 12 bore ammunition. The receiver and barrel re blackened, and the forend and stock are black plastic composite material

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number No. 1

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

THE BIRMINGHAM GUNMAKERS LIMITED, right receiver

Associations

Places Britain