Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled howdah pistol - Robert Garden

Centrefire breech-loading double-barrelled howdah pistol - Robert Garden

Date

1925

Object Number

XII.11387

Provenance

Transferred to the Royal Armouries via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997

Physical Description

Fitted with engraved back action locks,with blackened rebounding hammers.Damascus barrels opened by a jones rotary underlever. Chequered walnut stock and fore-end. Fitted with a horn butt-cap.
Case with brass corners and central circular escutcheon. The interior lined with green baize,makers label on inside lid.Contains screwdriver, nipple-key, oil-bottle and a third implement

Dimensions

BarrelLength178 mm
OverallLength340 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 20174

Calibre

20 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with london view and proof marks

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