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NA.504.257
Plains | pipe tomahawk | dia...
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NA.504.257 | L: 22 in, width: 9.625 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel one piece blade and pipe bowl; blade diamond shaped; wooden stem/handle with hot file marks; knob with hole drilled in it near end; hole for mouthpiece with cut away area of lips. | NA.504.257.JPG | na.504.257.jpg | file marks | pipe tomahawk | diamond shaped | wood | handle | blade | drilled | steel | Plains

1988.8.134
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.134 | ca. 1908 | L: 38.125 in, Barrel length: 19.375 in, H: 8.5 in | bottom clip/.351 CAL/end of stock/WINCHESTER/TRADE-MARK/REPEATING/ARMS CO./ | Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | Model 1907 | .351 | none | 1988.8.134v2.jpg | 1988.8.134v1.jpg | firearm | blade | two-piece walnut | barrel | take down | rear sight | finish | tapered | semi-pistol grip | varnished | adjustable semi-buckhorn | magazine | round barrel | entirely cutaway on left side from wrist nearly the length of forepiece to demonstrate internal mechanism | semi-automatic | stock | sporting | front sight | detachable box | blued overall | hard plastic buttplate | repeating | rifle | cutaway | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.294
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.294 | L: 47.625 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Lee"Straight Pull" bolt action design was patented by James Paris Lee as a military arm. Winchester purchased production rights for the rifle and cartridge clip, and manufactured musket style arms for the U.S. Navy and limited numbers of sporting rifles. The military pattern was known as the U.S. Navy Rifle, Model 1895, caliber 6mm or .236 C.F. Many of these arms were use in the Spanish-American War. Very few Lee arms were made in sporting pattern. Factory records indicate that this Winchester musket incorporates a special extractor designed by William Mason. Location of this safety lever also appears to be a variation on the previous design. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Model Lee Musket | .236 | 1988.8.294v1.jpg | 1988.8.294v2.jpg | firearm | blade | front sight | full length | blued | integrated box | musket | finish | bolt action | magazine | bayonet mount | with trap | repeating | slotted | receiver in the white | rear sight | sling swivel | mounted on left side of trigger guard | buttplate | semi-pistol grip | stack swivel | stock | steel | handguard | military | missing | slide safety | walnut | musket | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1.69.743
knife | blade | steel | hand...
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1.69.743 | ca. 1950 | overall length: 8.5 in, blade length: 4.5 in, scabbard length: 9 in | Gift of Larry Larom | Engraved near guard: Imperial/Prov. R.I./U.S.A | (A) Boys hunting knife with steel blade, bone handle, and (B) leather scabbard. | 1.69.743.JPG | knife | blade | steel | handle | leather | bone

1.69.1407
case | knife | blade | strin...
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1.69.1407 | knife length: 15.125 in, case length: 9.5 in | Double edged steel blade hand knife with wooden handle having some etching. Metal case with curved top and string attached to knob on side, n.d. Inscribed design on one side, plain on the other. This is of tourist quality, not true weapon quality | 1.69.1407.JPG | inscribed design | case | knife | blade | string attached | metal | case | steel | handle | double edged | etching | wooden

1988.8.464
Colt's Patent Firearms Manuf...
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1988.8.464 | 1877 | L: 8.25 in, Barrel length: 2.875 x 3.5 in | Gift of the Olin Corporation, WInchester Arms Collection | Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver. Mfr. 1877 to 1909 (1912 also listed); 166,849 made. Six-shot. Model made in Cab. .38 Colt (the Lightning) and .41 Colt (the Thunderer). The Lightning was Colt's first double action revolver. Most had checkered hard rubber grips; early production had checkered rosewood grips. Barrel and frame similar to the Colt Single Action Army. See #W1793. Mechanism was rather intricate. This specimen full nickel plated. Made without ejector. See #'s P2375 & W1803. Many used in the West. | no written record for this object | .38 | 1023 | 1988.8.464v1.jpg | 1988.8.464v1.jpg | 1988.8.464v2.jpg | 1988.8.464v2.jpg | firearm | blade | groove in topstrap | barrel | stock | open | grips | ivory | trigger | round | rear | bird's head shape | sight | plain | front | sights | revolver | metallic cartridge | Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A.

1.69.742A/B
knife | blade | steel | hand...
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1.69.742A/B | ca. 1920 | overall length: 10.5 in, blade length: 6 in, scabbard length: 11.75 in | Engraved near guard: Catteraugus/2250, Engraved on tab: Burch | (A) Steel bladed knife with leather wrapped handle, (B) leather scabbard with metal tab. The Burch on the tab refers to the original owner of the knife. He was in the Army in the Philippines in 1945. | 1.69.742A&B.JPG | knife | blade | steel | handle | leather

1988.8.127
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.127 | ca. 1912 | L: 47.75 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 8.25 in | end of stock/WINCHESTER/REPEATING/ARMS CO./PL barrel/NICKEL STEEL/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW. HAVEN. CONNCTICUT. U.S.A. PAT. AUG. 27. 1901. FEB. 25./12 GA. MOD/NOV. 4. 1902. FEB 17. DEC. 29. 1903. APRIL 26. AUG. 30. 1904. MARCH 27. NOV. 13. 1906. NOV. 23. 1909. JAN. 4. JAN. 11. 1910. JULY 18. 1911./ | Winchester R & D label on Pl stock. | Model 1911 | 12 gauge | none | 1988.8.127v2.jpg | 1988.8.127v1.jpg | firearm | single barrel | two-piece, laminated birch | rear sight | round barrel | blade | magazine | front sight | bakelite buttplate | take down | checkered | semi-pistol grip | varnished | finger groove on forepiece | finish | stock | matted receiver top | numerous windows cutaway on both sides of stocking and receiver to expose internal mechanism | blued overall | modified | barrel | semi-automatic | tubular | repeating | cutaway | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.910
American | Colt Patent Firea...
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1988.8.910 | ca. 1905 | L: 8.125 in, Barrel length: 4.875 in, H: 5.375 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [right side:] AUTOMATIC COLT/CALIBRE 45 RIMLESS SMOKELESS [lower right side:] [indeciperable tradmark] W.R.A. CO. REC'D 7-81-15 [left side:] PATENTED/APR. 20.1897.SEPT.9.1902.DEC.19.1905. [left side over trigger:] COLT'S PT.F.A. MFG.CO./HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A. [left side rear:] (Colt insignia in circle) [lower left side, above front of trigger guard:] 23 | .45 | 23 | 1988.8.910v1.jpg | 1988.8.910v2.jpg | 1988.8.910v2.jpg | 1988.8.910v1.jpg | pistol | firearm | semi-automatic | open v | blade | stock | barrel | checkered | grips | plain | open | rear | round | trigger | sights | front | walnut | American | Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut

1.69.744
M.S.A. Co., Gladstone, Mich....
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1.69.744 | ca. 1900 | overall length: 12 in, blade length: 7.5 in | Gift of Larry Larom | Engraved near guard: M.S.A. Co./Gladstone,/Mich. U.S.A. | Steel bladed knife with leather wrapped handle and bone butt, brass guard. | 1.69.744.jpg | knife | blade | steel | leather | handle | brass | M.S.A. Co., Gladstone, Mich., U.S.A.

NA.102.36
knife | blade | steel | hand...
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NA.102.36 | overall length: 11.25 in, blade length: 7 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting (could also be used for fighting). Object: Knife - rectangular shaped wooden handle with curved and thin steel blade. | na.102.36.jpg | knife | blade | steel | handle | wood

1.69.620B
scabbard | blade | brass | l...
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1.69.620B | ca. 1875 | overall length: 13.25 in, blade length: 8 in, scabbard length: 9.25 in | Leather scabbard with brass tip and butt. Part of Buffalo Bill's edged weapon collection. Engraved cross with heart on blade. | 1.69.620A&B.JPG | 1.69.620b.jpg | cross | heart | scabbard | blade | brass | leather | mother of pearl | handle | steel

NA.102.112A
Northern Plains | knife | bl...
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NA.102.112A | ca. 1910 | knife length: 23.25 in, width: 2.125 in | Stamped on blade: Thomas Mills and ___, Philadelphia PA | Utensils and implements - Hunting. (A) Knife - long steel blade; wooden handle riveted to blade. | NA.102.112.JPG | na.102.112a.jpg | triangles | lines | knife | blade | rawhide | copper | handle | rivets | paint | leather | steel | wood | Northern Plains

1.69.1001B
sword | epee | guards | blad...
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1.69.1001B | ca. 1880 | overall length: 39 in, blade length: 32.75 in | engraved on blade, (design), X Solignen X (design) | One of a pair of dueling swords, square blade, blunt tips, brass guards and handles covered with leather, c. 1880. Fencing sword epee. | 1.69.1001b.jpg | engraved design | sword | epee | guards | blade | Square | leather | brass

1988.8.284
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.284 | ca. 1880 | L: 47.5 in, Barrel length: 26.625 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1886 lever action repeating rifle was developed to handle powerful center fire cartridges. Based on a Browning patent (U.S. 306,577), with improvements by Winchester master designer William Mason, the Model 1886 incorporated strong vertical bolt locks and a very smooth action. Magazine capacity varied depending on magazine length and cartridge caliber (cartridges ranged from .33 W.C.F. to .50/110 Express). Receivers were casehardened until 1901, when blued finish became standard. This sample Model D, designed by William Mason, led to the development of the Model 1886. It appears to have numerous parts of the Model 1876 incorporated, such as the hammer, buttplate, sights, forend cap magazine tube and mount, and a modified lever. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Experimental Mark D | .45 caliber | none | 1988.8.284v1.jpg | 1988.8.284v2.jpg | firearm | frame | blade | repeating | experimental | octagon barrel | front sight | crescent buttplate | rear sight | two-piece walnut | machining marks noticeable on receiver | magazine | finish | iron | stock | tubular | adjustable | sporting | in the white | sliding brass trap door | barrel | Experimental Mark D Rifle Maker: Winchester Repeating Arms Co.; New Haven, CT Serial Number: None Date: ca. 1880 Caliber: .45 Catalogue Number: 1988.8.284 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection This rifle was designed by William Mason for use with high velocity cartridges. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | Mason, William

1.69.620A
knife | blade | brass | leat...
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1.69.620A | ca. 1875 | overall length: 13.25 in, blade length: 8 in, scabbard length: 9.25 in | (A) Steel bladed knife with Mother-of-Pearl inlay handle. Part of Buffalo Bill's edged weapon collection. Engraved cross with heart on blade. | 1.69.620A&B.JPG | 1.69.620a.jpg | heart | cross | knife | blade | brass | leather | steel | mother of pearl | handle

1.69.633
sword | blade | brass | hand...
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1.69.633 | ca. 1900 | overall length: 34 in, blade length: 29.5 in | Inscribed on guard front: 24, And back (illegible) | Steel blade sword with wood and brass handle and guard. | 1.69.633.jpg | sword | blade | brass | handle | steel | wood

1.69.990B
scabbard | bone | blade | ra...
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1.69.990B | ca. 1890 | overall length: 18.5 in, blade length: 13.5 in, scabbard length: 16.5 in | Gift of Robert Anderson | Leather embossed scabbard with braided rawhide tassle from middle of scabbard and plain rawhide on end with rawhide strap at top. | 1.69.990b.jpg | scabbard | bone | blade | rawhide | leather | handle | steel

1988.8.308
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.308 | ca. 1900 | L: 33.5 in, Barrel length: 20.5 in, H: 4 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1900 single shot, bolt action rifle was based on a Browning patent design (U.S. 632,904) purchased by Winchester. This model was intended as a serviceable, low-priced arm handling .22 caliber rim fire cartridges. It was not successful because of light weight and cheap construction, and was superseded by the redesigned Model 1902 single shot rifle. | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Note from written record (2.18.03): "No catalog sheet." | Model 1900 | .22 caliber | none | 1988.8.308v1.jpg | 1988.8.308v2.jpg | firearm | barrel and receiver | factory model | blued | blade | rear sight | front sight | takedown | drift adjustable | open | stock | single shot | barrel | one-piece | sporting | one-piece walnut | without buttplate | finish | except for bolt | round barrel | varnished | rifle | bolt action | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1.69.1416
knife | handle | blade | but...
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1.69.1416 | L: 23.375 in | Single edged steel bladed knife with wooden handles and metal guard and butt, n.d. | 1.69.1416.jpg | knife | handle | blade | butt | steel | metal | single edged | guard

1.69.1256
pocket knife | blade | wood ...
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1.69.1256 | ca. 1875 | handle length: 3.875 in, handle width: 1.125 in, knife length: 7.375 in, blade length: 3.75 in | left side of shank stamped: P. HOLMBERG/ESKILSTUNA/SWEDEN | Pocket knife, collapsible. Wood handle with metal bands at both ends and rectangular hole through the center. Knife steel blade pivots 180 degree into a folded steel band shank which fits into handle with blade open or closed; narrow steel band spring snaps into a notch in the handle to lock the shank in place. | 1.69.1256.jpg | pocket knife | blade | wood handle | pivots | collapsible | steel

NA.504.268
Western Plains | pipe tomaha...
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NA.504.268 | L: 21.5 in, width: 10 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel triangular blade with pipe bowl; wooden handle/stem with two sets of hot file marks in stripe pattern; hole drilled through knob near end; protruding mouthpiece. | NA.504.268.JPG | na.504.268.jpg | file marks | pipe tomahawk | blade | steel | handle | drilled | wood | triangular | Western Plains

1988.8.279
Browning Brothers, Ogden, UT...
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1988.8.279 | ca. 1885 | L: 45.75 in, Barrel length: 27.125 in, H: 8.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1886 lever action repeating rifle was developed to handle powerful center fire cartridges. Based on a Browning patent (U.S. 306,577), with improvements by Winchester master designer William Mason, the Model 1886 incorporated strong vertical bolt locks and a very smooth action. Magazine capacity varied depending on magazine length and cartridge caliber (cartridges ranged from .33 W.C.F. to .50/110 Express). Receivers were casehardened until 1901, when blued finish became standard. This experimental sporting rifle was one of John Browning's sample designs which led to the development of the Model 1886. The rifle has a two-piece bolt with a rising locking lug. | bbl top/45 GOVT/receiver top/BROWNING BROS, OGDEN, UT/rear sight/1876/ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. The middle of the barrel is missing blue--from storage rack wear. There is rust on the receiver, barrel, end cap, and under forend. | Experimental John Browning | .45-70 | none | 1988.8.279v2.jpg | 1988.8.279v1.jpg | firearm | buttplate | repeating | blade | experimental | rounded | octagon barrel | open | checkered | sporting | rear sights | forend cap, lever, trigger, hammer, buttplate casehardened | steel | deluxe walnut | tubular | barrel | barrel and magazine tube blued | magazine | varnished | finish | curved | adjustable | stock | ladder | front sight | receiver in the bright | Experimental John M. Browning Rifle Maker: Browning Brothers; Ogden, UT Serial Number: None Caliber: .45-70 Date: ca. 1885 Catalogue Number: 1988.8.279 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection This experimental rifle incorporates a number of design features which were used in the Winchester Model 1886. | Browning Brothers, Ogden, UT

1988.8.317
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.317 | ca. 1930 | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1902 single shot rifle was of the same general design as the earlier Model 1900, but was improved in quality. Changes included pistol grip, trigger guard, steel buttplate, rear peep sight as standard, and a slightly heavier barrel. This design enjoyed great popularity in the export trade and was included in the Winchester Rifle Corps Range Kit No. 2. This Model was also used in making up target pistols by the company employees; examples may be seen in the Winchester experimental cases. Manufacture of the Model 1902 was discontinued in 1931; about 640,300 were produced. This is a simple and inexpensive youth rifle which still reflects the general quality of materials and workmanship of its time. It is based on a John Browning design, with improvements by Thomas G. Bennett. The primary difference between this Model 1902A and the Model 1902 is that it was chambered to take the .22 Long Rifle in addition to the .22 Short and Long. | L side of bolt: 8; L side of barrel: MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN. CONN. PATENTED AUGUST 29. 1898/-MODEL 02A-/22 SHORT LONG-/-AND LONG RIFLE-/WINCHESTER-/-TRADE MARK- | Needs dimensions and condition. Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Model 02A | .22 caliber (S / L / LR) | none | 1988.8.317v1.jpg | 1988.8.317v2.jpg | firearm | trigger guard | except for bolt | blade | plastic buttplate | one-piece hardwood | single shot | steel | blued | front sight | varnished | rear sight | round barrel | barrel and receiver are one piece | finish | sporting | stock | open | drift adjustable | barrel | scroll | stained | takedown | rifle | bolt action | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT