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410 shot gun pistol

Object Number: 
1953.122
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Steel, wood
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 12 1/4 in. ( 31.1 cm ) Overall: 17 3/8 in. ( 44.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: barrel: "410-12 m/m CHOICE"; tang: "25208"; left frame: "ESSEX/GUNWORKS"
Description: 
Steel and wood pistol; blued barrel and trigger guard; curved frame and checkered saw handle; stamped marks on barrel and frame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the U.S. Coast Guard Supply Center
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group