Unsolved mystery: Tiny note could unlock secrets of 140-year-old shotgun

By Meg Powell
Updated June 13 2020 - 4:29pm, first published June 9 2020 - 4:30am
HEIRLOOM: Peter Thurley passed the 150-year-old shot gun to his son, Dean Thurley, when he died about six years ago. Picture: Phillip Biggs
HEIRLOOM: Peter Thurley passed the 150-year-old shot gun to his son, Dean Thurley, when he died about six years ago. Picture: Phillip Biggs

A small roll of paper hidden in the barrel of a circa-1880s shotgun in the possession of a St Leonards man could be the key to unlocking the story of the gun's past.

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