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Accession Number: 2004.20.1

Date : 1900-1914

Gloss: This pistol is very much a part of the history of the town of Cody, WY. Cassie was the madame for one of the longest operated bordellos in Cody. She knew many local businessmen and politicians. It is believed that this pistol was given to her by a very prominent local politician.

Credit Line: Gift of Larry and Betty Lou Sheerin

Remarks: Hopkins & Allen X.L.3 Double Action revolver, SN 3982 (obscured by frame), .32 Cal., gold-colored plate finish, mother-of-pearl grip panels with gold inlaid scrollwork and inscribed: (on left panel) "To my Friend Cassie" (on right panel) "Every Inch a Lady", Hopkins and Allen, Norwich, CT, 1900-1914

Inscription: (on left panel) "To my Friend Cassie" (on right panel) "Every Inch a Lady"

Synopsis: firearm- revolver- Hopkins & Allen Mfg. Co., Norwich, CT- metal- mother-of-pearl- (on left panel) "To my Friend Cassie" (on right panel) "Every Inch a Lady"- XL3 Double Action revolver- .32- 3982- Hopkins & Allen X.L.3 Double Action revolver, SN 3982 (obscured by frame), .32 Cal., gold-colored plate finish, mother-of-pearl grip panels with gold inlaid scrollwork and inscribed: (on left panel) "To my Friend Cassie" (on right panel) "Every Inch a Lady", Hopkins and Allen, Norwich, CT, 1900-1914

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