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Walking Stick Gun - Blackthorn Object Reg. No: ST 021842

Blackthorn walking stick rifle, round brass rifled barrel 21 1/2 in. (343 mm) long enclosed in an iron jacket.
Cane comprises two iron sections japanned black and studded with knobs to imitate blackthorn stick, one section houses barrel and the other the spring chamber. Gun is cocked by a key. Cane has an ivory knob. Pump and key missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: air guns, rifles muskets british, walking stick guns
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: longarms
Model Name/Number: Blackthorn Walking Stick
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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