With two-stage brass barrel belled at the muzzle, plain tang, stepped, bevelled lock engraved with a crown and ‘MILNES PATENT’ beneath, full-stocked in walnut, with unusual shaped stock, simple brass butt plate, plain trigger guard with pineapple finial, unusual long trigger. A very rare collectors piece
Barrel Length: 11.5 Inches (29 cm)
Overall Length: 24 Inches (61.5 cm)
Specification of the Patent granted to Benjamin Milne, of Bridlington, in the County of York, Collector of his Majesty’s Customs: for an improved double Bell and Gun Alarm - October 01, 1810.
The Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture Consisting of Original Communications, Specifications of Patent Inventions, Practical and Interesting Papers, Selected from the Philosophical Transactions and Scientific Journals of All Nations 1818 [Ebook PDF].