Object Title

Percussion sporting gun - By Rhodes

Percussion sporting gun - By Rhodes

Date

1825

Object Number

XII.3125

Physical Description

Circular barrel slightly flared at muzzle. Silver decorated foresight. Octagonal barrel for half length with silver decoration and breech set with silver decoration and gold band.
The breech is drilled and fitted with an angled nipple and also with a gold vent. The lock with a roller frizzen spring and rain proof pan has both a percussion hammer and a flint lock cock and is signed Rhodes Salisbury. Incised decoration. Half stocked. Steel butt cap and trigger guard. Ramrod missing

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.1 inches
BarrelLength764 mm
OverallLength1167 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.66 in

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