Scott's Crossbolt - A tapered square bar, operated by the opening lever of a break-open side-by-side gun, passing transversely through the standing breech and a matching square hole in a rib extension; to strengthen the lock-up. The first example pictured above is augmented by a doll's head.
Greener's crossbolt operates similarly, but is round in cross-section.
A Kersten Lock operates on the same mechanical principle, but is more suitable for over/under or single shot guns.
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