Object Title

Centrefire humane killer - Greener's Humane Cattlekiller Mk. II

Centrefire humane killer - Greener's Humane Cattlekiller Mk. II

Date

1954

Object Number

XII.11202

Provenance

Presented by Northumbria Police, Ponteland, Northumbria, 23rd October 1999. Police number V10

Physical Description

A blued barrel terminating in a brass bell. The firing pin set into the top would be struck by a wooden mallet, (supplied in the box). The base of the bell is stamped:
'Greener's Gunmakers Birmingham, Patent No.7040, Greener's Humane Cattlekiller. Pattern B1201 H.K. Approval No.2

Dimensions

BarrelLength10.5in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 12398

Calibre

.310 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofmarks and date stamp.

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