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

Summary:
Blackthorn walking stick rifle, round brass rifled barrel 21 1/2 in. (343 mm) long enclosed in an iron jacket.
Description:
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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