The Beechworth gun …

About a year ago I posted about the unusual provenance of the the Beechworth gun.

At the time I didn’t think to take a picture of the crest, but I was in Beechworth last weekend, and this time I did:


in the ideal world I’d have used something a little better than my phone to get a higher resolution image but after playing with pixlr the Carol I crest is quite clear making the provenance of the gun totally unambiguous.

Probably the best thing would have been to take a rubbing of the crest and the manufacturer’s plate but grave rubbing media are unavailable here in Australia, so a photo it is …

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