Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Greener double barrel 12 guage shotgun

1991.0002.0001

Request photo

Greener double barrel 12 guage shotgun

Object information

Physical description

Double barrel breech loading 12 gauge hammer shotgun. It has a wooden butt with a chequered wrist and a horn butt plate. There is a wooden detachable fore arm that has a lever release latch and has all steel action with hammers that are engraved with an ornate foliage design and on both lock plates is inscribed "W.W. GREENER". Between the hammers is a locking bolt lever to open the breech. The double Damascus twist barrels are stamped on the underside with "WWG", proof marks, "13B over 14M" and "NOT FOR BALL". Both barrels, fore end and trigger tang are stamped with the serial number 35135.

Object information

Back to top