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Shotgun - Scott & Son, Birmingham, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 023866

Summary:
Double barrelled shotgun, 12 gauge .719, side by side twist steel barrels 30 1/8 in. (765 mm) long.

Made by W. & C. Scott & Son, Birmingham, (active 1862-1895), serial number 11041, circa 1880.

Probably used by William Cole as an adult.
Description:
Breech loading, under lever action barrels drop down. Back action locks, lever fits around trigger guard, walnut stock chequered at grip, chequered fore piece.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: shotguns british, 410, twitter. com
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
Inscriptions: Locks stamped "W. & C. Scott & Son", on barrel rib "W. & C. Scott & Son. Makers. London.", under barrel "13 11041" and London proof marks.
Serial number 11041 on trigger extension.
Manufacturer: W. & C. Scott & Son (Gunsmiths), Birmingham, England, Great Britain, circa 1880
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Comments

Austin Scaletta Posted on 24 Apr 2010 1:19 PM
how much would it be worth now? do they still sell them?
Discovery Centre Posted on 27 Apr 2010 2:36 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Austin, you would need to contact an Arms dealer to know if these shot guns are still made and therefore still available to buy. There are a number of antique arms dealers who advertise on the internet, or try the Arms Collectors Guild http://www.armscollectorsguild.com/index.htm
santiago Posted on 21 Nov 2010 11:09 PM
hola s.r willian soy de españa queria preguntale sobre la escopeta w&c.scott& makers.lodor me la encotrado en casa de mi abulo y quisiera saber la antiguedad que tiene por que uno de los coñones tiene una incrision que pone fabricate de s.m el rey de españa alfonso XIII si uste tubiera alguna informacion y quisiera conpartila con migo se lo agradeseria gracia
Discovery Centre Posted on 23 Nov 2010 12:31 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Santiago, it's very difficult to identify firearms without images or viewing them in person. We recommend that you contact an antiquarian firearms expert in your own country.

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