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1988.8.1527
Christopher C. Brand, Norwic...
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1988.8.1527 | 1855-1875 | L: 38 in, Barrel length: 22.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | 1-1/16" bore ML; whale gun | 1988.8.1527v2.jpg | 1988.8.1527v1.jpg | single shot | muzzle-loading | rifle | firearm | percussion lock | brass | wood | lead | steel | Christopher C. Brand, Norwich, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.1398
Norwegian Royal Armory, Norw...
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1988.8.1398 | 1858 | L: 56 in, Barrel length: 36.5 in, H: 5.75 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on rear sight:] (inside rectangle;) SR 10342 [on front of receiver:] (crown figure over, the numbers 1858 under;) K 10342 [on rear of receiver:] 10342 [on upper tang:] 10342 [on lower tang:] 10342; S/(cypher) [on front tang of hammer guard:] 10342; (crown figure over, the numbers 1858 under) K [on left side of all three barrel bands:] 10342 [on top of buttplate:] 10342 [on left side of stock above trigger:] 10342 (crown over;) K (crown over;) K [three places on operating lever on right side of receiver:] 10342 [on every screw, etc.:] (assembly numbers) | .69 caliber N.J. Lobnitz's and F.W. School's breech loading system | .69 caliber | 1988.8.1398.v2.jpg | 1988.8.1398.v1.jpg | percussion lock | musket | breech loading | firearm | rifle | single shot | wood | steel | brass | American Pepperbox Revolver Maker: E. Liomin; United States Serial Number: Not Serially Numbered Caliber: .25 (5 Shot) Date: 1835 Catalog Number: 1988.8.2114 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection | Norwegian Royal Armory, Norway

1988.8.1388
unknown, Liege, Belgium | mu...
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1988.8.1388 | 1835-1865 | L: 52 in, Barrel length: 35.5 in, H: 7.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on left side of barrel:] (Liege proof mark;) (within circle;) (initials L E G and star;) [on top of buttstock near buttplate:] M.A; L; 31 [on lock in front of trigger guard:] 79 | A: musket B: ramrod .72 calaiber Baron Charles Loius Stanislas Heurteloup (1793-1864) was the inventor of this gun's "Koptipteur" primer system. For further information, see Reid, William, "The Firearms of Baron Heurteloup" in JAAS, September 1979, Vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 59-81 | .72 caliber | 1988.8.1388.v1.jpg | 1988.8.1388.v2.jpg | musket | percussion lock | firearm | breech loading | single shot | steel | wood | brass | unknown, Liege, Belgium

1988.8.1573
William Glaze & Co., Columbi...
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1988.8.1573 | 1852 | L: 57.75 in, Barrel length: 42 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on lock: COLUMBIA/S.C. 1852 PALMETTO ARMORY, S * C (around palm tree) [on breech:] S.C. [on top of barrel:] P/V/(palm tree) (proofmarks) [on left side of barrel:] W.G. & Co. [on butt plate:] SC [stamped in wood in front of trigger guard:] 27 [scratched in right side of butt stock:] DSCO (stylized;) X | A: gun B: ramrod Copy of U.S. Model 1842. | bayonet attached, not numbered, image in object file. | .69 ML | not serially numbered | 1988.8.1573v1.jpg | 1988.8.1573v2.jpg | percussion lock | musket | single shot | muzzle-loading | firearm | wood | steel | brass | William Glaze & Co., Columbia, SC, U.S.A.

1988.8.1523
Cooper & Goodman, Birmingham...
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1988.8.1523 | 1861-1865 | L: 52 in, Barrel length: 36 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on barrel band: B/92 [top of barrel:] J.R. COOPER PATENT 1860 [on lock:] COOPER & GOODMAN [on left side of breech block:] J.R. COOPER PATENT/1860 [inside breech & on breech block:] 110 [left side of barrel:] (Birmingham proofmark) 52 (Birmingham proofmark) 52 (Birmingham proofmark) | A: gun B: ramrod, breech loading percussion | .48 caliber | 1988.8.1523.v1.jpg | 1988.8.1523.v2.jpg | percussion lock | breech loading; single shot | firearm | rifle | wood | steel | iron | Cooper & Goodman, Birmingham, England

1988.8.1670
Colt Patent Firearms Manufac...
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1988.8.1670 | 1857-1864 | L: 45.5 in, Barrel length: 27 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on top of receiver:] (scrolled E) COLT'S PT.; 1856 (scrolled H) ADDRESS COL. COLT; HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. (scrolled reverse E) [in flute of cylinder:] PATENTED SEPT. 10TH 1850 [on bottom of receiver:] 1379 [each chamber marked:] 1 thru 6 | a - gun; b - ramk rod; rear sight missing; revolving rifle | 1379 | 1988.8.1670v1.jpg | 1988.8.1670v2.jpg | percussion lock | rifle | cylindrical magazine | repeater | firearm | breech-loading | steel | wood | Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut

1988.8.1741
Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY,...
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1988.8.1741 | 1859-1860 | L: 8.25 in, Barrel length: 4 in, H: 4 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [top of barrel:] BEAL'S PATENT 1856 & 57 & 58; MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTONS ILION, N.Y. [engraved on butt in script:] M G McLear [on frame under grips:] 928 | .31 | 1988.8.1741.jpg | percussion lock | firearm | repeating | pistol | revolver | hard rubber | steel | Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY, U.S.A.

1988.8.2106
Orison Blunt and John G. Sym...
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1988.8.2106 | 1860-1865 | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on end of barrels:] ER | Two nipples broken; saw handle; six shot | Pepperbox Pistol | .31 ML | 1988.8.2106v1.jpg | 1988.8.2106v2.jpg | percussion lock | muzzle-loading | firearm | multiple barrel | pistol | repeater | wood | steel | Orison Blunt and John G. Syms; New York, NY

1988.8.2419
Belgium | pistol | single sh...
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1988.8.2419 | L: 10 in, Barrel length: 5 in, H: 3.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on left side of barrel: (crown over an F0/ L E G A (clockwise in a circle) (proofmarks) | Barrel rotates (by hand) and put nipple in position to cap. This also engages under hammer for double action. No dates listed. | .48 ML | 1988.8.2419.JPG | pistol | single shot | percussion lock | firearm | muzzle-loading | brass | wood | steel | Belgium

1988.8.2131
Starr Arms Co., Yonkers, NY,...
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1988.8.2131 | Late 1850's to early 1860's | L: 12 in, Barrel length: 6 in, H: 6 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on left side of receiver:] STARR (bullet) ARMS (bullet) Co. NEW (bullet) YORK (bullet) [on right side of receiver:] STARR'S PATENT Jan (bullet) 15 (bullet) 1858 (bullet) [on front bottom of barrel assembly:] 4805;M [on receiver under hammer:] 4805 [on cylinder;] 4805 [on left side of grip;] ALK (encircled, script) (inspector's initials) | .44 ML | 1988.8.2131v2.jpg | 1988.8.2131.jpg | 1988.8.2131v1.jpg | percussion lock | muzzle-loading | revolver | pistol | repeater | firearm | wood | steel | Starr Arms Co., Yonkers, NY, U.S.A.

1987.2.12
William Ross, Kent, England ...
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1987.2.12 | 1840-1845 | L: 51.75 in, Barrel length: 35.5 in, H: 9.5 in | Gift of the Robert W. Woodruff Estate | top of barrel: LONDON [left side of barrel:] (British proof marks) [on lock:] (foreward facing arrow) ROSS (rear facing arrow) | A: shotgun B: ramrod | 1987.2.12.JPG | 1987.2.12.jpg | percussion lock | single shot | muzzle-loading | firearm | shotgun | steel | silver | wood | William Ross, Kent, England

1988.8.1742
Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY,...
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1988.8.1742 | 1857-1858 | L: 6.5 in, Barrel length: 3 in, H: 3.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [top of receiver:] MANUFACTURED BY; REMINGTONS; ILION N.Y. [inside trigger guard:] 843 | .31 | 1988.8.1742.jpg | revolver | percussion lock | pistol | repeating | firearm | steel | hard rubber | Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY, U.S.A.

1988.8.2321
L. Sauerb, Norway | percussi...
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1988.8.2321 | 1852 | L: 19.75 in, Barrel length: 11.5 in, H: 9 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on top of breechblock:] (scrolled letter R with crown above and letters VIN beneath) (Norwegian crown) [on back strap of grip:] 1852 [on left side of barrel hinge:] H.G. 37 [on bottom of barrel:] E. SAUERB 37 [on underside of barrel release lever:] VII [on patch box:] H G 37 | a-gun; b-stock; has ring hammer; detachable stock with patchbox; lever on right side swings barrel forward and exposes breech for loading. | .60 ML | 1988.8.2321.v1.jpg | 1988.8.2321.v2.jpg | percussion lock | breech-loading | pistol | single shot | firearm | wood | steel | Norwegian Husstein Model 1850 Martial Pistol, with Wire Shoulder Stock Maker: L. Sauerb; Kongsberg, Norway Serial Number: 37 Caliber: .60 (1 Shot) Date: 1852 Catalog Number: 1988.8.2321 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection | L. Sauerb, Norway

1988.8.2232
Union Knife Co., Naugatuk, C...
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1988.8.2232 | 1860-1862 | L: 11.75 in, Barrel length: 8.25 in, H: 5.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on top of barrel:] LINDSAY'S; YOUNG AMERICA; PATENT'S OCT. 9. 1860 [on bottom of barrel and bottom of receiver:] 89 | superimposed loads fired by two hammers simultaneously with one trigger; J. P. Lindsay Patent; 2 shots | .45 ML | 1988.8.2232v1.jpg | 1988.8.2232v2.jpg | pistol | percussion lock | superimposed | muzzle-loading | firearm | single shot | wood | steel | brass | Union Knife Co., Naugatuk, CT

1988.8.1619
English | percussion lock | ...
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1988.8.1619 | L: 55.25 in, Barrel length: 39.25 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on lock: TOWER GR (under crown) (proofmark) [on left side of barrel:] (proofmark)/(proofmark) [on right side of barrel:] GP [stamped in wood on right side of butt stock:] (proofmark) [stamped in wood behind trigger guard tang:] (proofmarks) [stamped in wood on toe of butt stock:] APB (inspector's initials) [stamped in wood on left side of stock:] IT [carved in left side of butt stock:] LM17B + No 202 | A: musket B: ramrod American alteration to percussion English military India pattern musket. No dates listed. | .80 ML | 1988.8.1619v2.jpg | 1988.8.1619v1.jpg | percussion lock | musket | firearm | single shot | muzzle-loading | wood | brass | steel | English

1988.8.1743
Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY,...
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1988.8.1743 | 1860-1873 | L: 6.5 in, Barrel length: 3 in, H: 3.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [top of barrel:] MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTON ILION, N.Y.; RIDERS PT. AUG. 17, 1858, MAY 3, 1859 [on bottom of barrel:] 60 [inside trigger guard:] 60 [on frame under grip:] 60 | .31 | 1988.8.1743.jpg | percussion lock | repeating | pistol | revolver | firearm | steel | hard rubber | Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY, U.S.A.

1988.8.1621
unknown, England | firearm |...
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1988.8.1621 | 1711 | L: 61 in, Barrel length: 45 in, H: 9 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on lock: TOWER/1711 G.R. (under crown) (proofmark) [stamped in wood behind trigger guard:] (crown) (proofmark) | A: Musket; B: Ramrod Ramrod broken; English military lone land pattern muskets; altered to percussion; probably American; still has flint hammer originally 1711 tower contract. | .80 ML | 1988.8.1621v1.jpg | 1988.8.1621v2.jpg | firearm | percussion lock | muzzle-loading | single shot | musket | brass | steel | wood | unknown, England

1988.8.1386
Allen & Wheelock Co., Worces...
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1988.8.1386 | 1856-1860 | L: 42 in, Barrel length: 24.25 in, H: 7.75 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on left side of barrel:] ALLEN & WHEELOCK CAST STEEL; WORCESTER; 221 | .44 caliber | 1988.8.1386v1.jpg | 1988.8.1386v2.jpg | single shot | percussion lock | rifle | breech loading | firearm | wood | steel | Allen & Wheelock Co., Worcester, MA, U.S.A.

1988.8.1535
Unknown | firearm | single s...
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1988.8.1535 | 1863 | L: 56 in, Barrel length: 40 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on lock: WHITNEYVILLE (under eagle) [on butt plate:] US | A: gun B: ram rod Lock replaced. | .58 ML | 1988.8.1535v1.jpg | 1988.8.1535v2.jpg | 1988.8.1535v1.jpg | firearm | single shot | rifle | percussion lock | muzzle-loading | wood | steel | Unknown

1988.8.1358
U.S. Armory, Harpers Ferry, ...
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1988.8.1358 | made 1830; altered 1861 | L: 53 in, Barrel length: 33 in, H: 10.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on top of breech:] 1830; 111 | A: rifle B: ramrod .52 cal. Altered to Lindner's Patent breech-loading system. | .52 caliber | 1988.8.1358.JPG | firearm | breech-loading | percussion lock | single shot | rifle | U.S. Armory, Harpers Ferry, VA, U.S.A.

1988.8.1389
John Grainger, Birmingham, E...
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1988.8.1389 | 1860-1865 | L: 48 in, Barrel length: 29.25 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on top of barrel: J.GRAINGER'S PATENT [on lock:] (crown over;) 1861 [on left side of barrel:] (Birmingham proofmark;) 60 (Birmingham proofmark;) 60 (Birmingham proofmark) | .45 caliber A: rifle B: ramrod | 1988.8.1389.v1.jpg | 1988.8.1389.v2.jpg | firearm | single shot | percussion lock | breech-loading | rifle | wood | steel | John Grainger, Birmingham, England

1988.8.1526
Christopher C. Brand, Norwic...
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1988.8.1526 | 1855-1875 | L: 38 in, Barrel length: 22.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on left side of barrel: 2 2 [on left side of breech block:] 2 2 | 1-1/8" bore ML; whale gun | 1988.8.1526v1.jpg | 1988.8.1526v2.jpg | percussion lock | muzzle-loading | firearm | single shot | rifle | brass | wood | steel | Christopher C. Brand, Norwich, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.1537
unknown, German | firearm | ...
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1988.8.1537 | 1861 | L: 56 in, Barrel length: 40 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | on lock: 1861 (eagle) U.S. [on butt plate:] U.S. [on top of barrel:] 1861 [on all three barrel bands:] U | A: gun B: ramrod Imported by Hahn in 1862; made in Suhl, Germany | bayonet attached, not numbered, image in object file. | .58 ML | 7 | 1988.8.1537v2.jpg | 1988.8.1537v1.jpg | firearm | percussion lock | rifle | muzzle-loading | single shot | wood | steel | unknown, German

1987.2.9
unknown, American | firearm ...
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1987.2.9 | 1865-1875 | L: 50 in, Barrel length: 34 in, H: 7.25 in | Gift of the Robert W. Woodruff Estate | on lock: WARR (above;) & (below;) V | A: shotgun B: ramrod | 1987.2.9.JPG | firearm | muzzle-loading | percussion lock | shotgun | single shot | steel | brass | wood | unknown, American