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English double barrel flint lock shotgun: inscribed

Object Number: 
INV.5647
Date: 
1810-1830
Medium: 
Iron, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 30 in. ( 76.2 cm ) Overall: 46 in. ( 116.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center lockplates: "Twigg" (foliate) engraved: barrel: "London" (foliate) engraved: escutcheon plate: "TWG" (foliate)
Description: 
Iron, wood, and brass flintlock shotgun; double-barreled muzzleloader with front action lock; brass-capped wooden ramrod; iron furniture; scrolled and floral decorations on pineapple trigger guard, lockplates and cocks, barrel tang, buttplate and tang; pineapple rear ramrod pipe; engraved inscriptions on lockplates, barrel, and oval escutcheon plate; checkering at wrist; inlaid brass lines on barrel breech.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group