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1987.2.7
Remington Arms Company, Ilio...
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1987.2.7 | 1932-1942 | L: 43 in, Barrel length: 26 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of the Robert W. Woodruff Estate | on top right of barrel: REMINGTON ARMS CO. INC., ILION, N.Y. MADE IN U.S.A./U.S. PATENT NO. 1.795.223 -- OTHER PATENTS PENDING/12 GA. [on bottom of barrel:] (flower over;) V, /X (backwards;)D,/3011 [on inside of receiver:] 3011/(small diamond) [on bottom of receiver:] REMINGTON (underlined)/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./MODEL 32/3011/SKEET [on butt plate:] REMINGTON/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. [on metal inside forearm:] 3011 [stamped in wood inside forearm:] 3011 | Gift of Robert W. Woodruff Estate. | 1987.2.7.JPG | shotgun | breech loading | repeating | break open | multiple barrel | self-contained metallic cartridge | firearm | wood | rubber | steel | Remington Arms Company, Ilion, NY, U.S.A.

1998.32.49
W.H. Baker (various associat...
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1998.32.49 | ca. 1889-1890 | L: 44.375 in, H: 8.75 in | Gift of William Furnish | [left side plate] NEW BAKER | [right side plate] SYRACUSE FORGING & GUN Co. / BATAVIA, N.Y. | [action flat] PAT'D OCT. 4, 1887 / JUNE 1ST 1880 | [barrel lug] 4785 | [inside forend' 4785 (also stamped in wood) | Damascus steel barrels with 12-groove sighting rib. barrels apparently cut. Buttplate and right hammer are replacements. Wood has been darkened considerably. Re: Grade-basic field gun. Shanks Collections. Re: grade-basic field gun | Second Model "New Baker" Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 12 | 4785 | 1998.32.49v1.jpg | 1998.32.49v2.jpg | 1998.32.49.jpg | 1998.32.49v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | W.H. Baker (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse

1998.32.239
Chas. Heinel, Wilm., Delawar...
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1998.32.239 | ca. 1876 | Gift of William Furnish | [top of rib] CHAS. HEINEL / (with arched lines above and below) | [barrel flat] 18 4 Crown AF Proof / ES / 18.4 Crown AF Proof | [bottom of left barrel] 4 | [bottom of right barrel] 76 | [breech end of sighting rib] 1 (enclosed in inverted triangle) | [action flat] 1 (underlined) C.HEINEL / C. HEINEL | [forearm frame] 1 (1 cut away for screw hole) | Damascus barrels. Right side-lever barrel release. Keyed and very short forearm. Horn forearm tip insert. Horn buttplate. Forearm expertly repaired. Right hammer spur repaired. Minimal border engraving | Heinel Double Barrel Breech-loading shotgun | 12 | 1 | 1998.32.239v2.jpg | 1998.32.239.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Chas. Heinel, Wilm., Delaware

1998.32.117
Parker Bros., Meriden, CT | ...
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1998.32.117 | ca. 1874 | L: 48.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] Parker Bros Makers Meridan Conn Damascus Steel | [side lock plates] Parker Bros | [forend wood] 1775 | [bottom frame] 6, Patented Nov 13 1866 | [forend wedge] 1775 | [forend iron] B1775 | [bottom tang] C | [bottom barrels] CL, JL, C10 (Proof mark) | [rear lump] B1775 | [water table] B1775, B | Steel buttplate. Forend attached with wedge. Forend front iron with lightly engraved. Barrels pitted. Condition very good. Small extractor variation. Grade N.A. | Front Action Lifter Hammer SxS Double | 10 | B1775 | 1998.32.117v1.jpg | 1998.32.117v2.jpg | 1998.32.117.jpg | 1998.32.117v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Parker Bros., Meriden, CT

1988.8.2695
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.2695 | 1936 | overall length: 46.75 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Model 24, Prototype | 12 gauge | none | 1988.8.2695.v1.jpg | 1988.8.2695.v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | walnut | blued steel | wood | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1998.32.115
Parker Bros., Meriden, CT | ...
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1998.32.115 | ca. 1872 | L: 46.75 in, H: 9 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] Parker Bros Makers Meridan Conn Plain Twist (between arrows) | [right side lock] Parker Bros | [left side lock] Parker Bros (upside down) | [bottom frame] Pat Nov 13 1866 | [forend iron] 02219 | [barrel flat] Pat'd Apr 11, 1878, M, 4 r | [rear lump] 2219, 2 (bottom) | [water table] 02219 | Parts only. Steel buttplate. Cracked stock pinned. Replacement forend with mule. right hammer ear broken. Two piece lifter. Barrels pitted. Lifter bottom piece missing. large extractor variation. Condition fair. Right hammer screw missing. Grade N.A. | Back Action Lifter Hammer SxS Double | 11 | 02219 | 1998.32.115v2.jpg | 1998.32.115.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Parker Bros., Meriden, CT

1988.8.1681
shotgun | repeater | self-co...
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1988.8.1681 | L: 44 in, Barrel length: 25 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on left side of barrel:] 546 [each chamber of cylindrical magazine numbered:] I (thru) V | No dates listed. | 1988.8.1681.JPG | shotgun | repeater | self-contained metallic cartridge | cylindrical magazine | firearm | breech-loading | hard rubber | wood | steel

1998.32.141
E. Remington & Sons, Ilion, ...
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1998.32.141 | ca. 1874 | L: 44.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] E Remington & Sons, Ilion N.Y. | [forend wood] 420 | [forend iron] 420 | [barrel flats] 420 || [water table] 420 | [top of lock plate] A.E. Whitmores Patents Aug 5 1873, Apr 16 1872 | Left lock replaced. Bore pitted. Overall condition very good. Steel buttplate. Engraved. Ebony forend tip. Parts replaced. | Top Lifter Hammer SxS Double Model 1873 | 10 | 420 | 1998.32.141v1.jpg | 1998.32.141v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | E. Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY

1998.32.66
Boyd & Tyler, Boston, MA | s...
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1998.32.66 | 1871-1874 | L: 44.375 in, H: 8.75 in | Gift of William Furnish | [top of rib]F.E. BOYD & P.S. TYLER PAT'D JULY 21 68 / REISSUED DEC 29 68. | [left side of left barrel] L S 539 X | [inside forearm] 539 (stamped in wood) | [spindle] 539 | [spindle collar] 539 539 | [bottom of both barrels] one Birmingham proof mark | [bottom of lower barrel rib] I H & S | [left side of receiver] 539 | Laminated steel barrels. Triangular horn forearm tip insert. 1868 patents. | Boyd & Tyler "Roll Over" (or "spindle") Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 10 | 539 | 1998.32.66v1.jpg | 1998.32.66v2.jpg | 1998.32.66.jpg | 1998.32.66v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Boyd & Tyler, Boston, MA

1998.32.79
Nathan R. Davis, Assonet, MA...
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1998.32.79 | ca. 1868-1890 | H: 41.9375 x 8.75 in | Gift of William Furnish | [left side plate] (scrollwork) TWIST (scrollwork) | [right side plate] N.R. DAVIS & CO. (within oval frame) | [action flat] 20 | [forend lug] 20 | [inside forend frame] 20 | [inside buttplate] 20 | [shoulder stock beneath buttplate] 20 (stamped in wood | Damascus twist barrels. Small amount of border engraving. Regular lever action barrel release. Some shoulder stock denting and scarring. Top action | N.R. Davis Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun (a.k.a. "New Model Top Action Davis Gun | 10 | 20 | 1998.32.79v2.jpg | 1998.32.79v1.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Nathan R. Davis, Assonet, MA

1998.32.255
E. Remington and Sons, Ilion...
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1998.32.255 | ca. 1887 | L: 47 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] E Remington & Sons ILION NY | [forend iron] 19762, 45 | [forend wood] 19762 | [forend lump] 5 | [bottom of barrels] P, 5 | [barrel flats] 19762, 42 (?) | [water table] 19762, 45, 11, Patent Aug 5 1871 Apr 16. 1872 | [buttplate] ERS (logo) | Hard rubber buttplate. Ebony forend tip. Small hole toward rear of rib. Bores pited. Overall condition very good. | Top Lever, Hammer SxS Double, Model 1887 | 10 | 19762 | 1998.32.255v1.jpg | 1998.32.255v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | E. Remington and Sons, Ilion, NY

1998.32.34
W.H. Baker, (various associa...
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1998.32.34 | 1878-1879 | L: 46.625 in, H: 8.75 in | Gift of William Furnish | [side plates] W.H. Baker & Co. (modified script) | [action flat] 500 PAT'D AUG 31, 75 / PAT'D JAN 29, 78 / PAT'D APR 16, 78 | [forend frame] 500 | [barrel flat] 500 X | Possibly 10 gauge shotgun originally. Fitted with barrel liners or sleeves, resulting in current barrel gauge discrepancy. Barrels reblued and extensively repaired along bottom rib. Minimal scroll engraving on frame and hammers. Small lever forend lock is unique. Wrist break crudely repaired. Shoulder stock split from butt. Front trigger barrel assembly release. Lined barrels, 8-gauge frame. Grade unknown. | Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 10 [originally] | now 16 | 12 | 500 | 1998.32.34v2.jpg | 1998.32.34v1.jpg | 1998.32.34.jpg | 1998.32.34v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | W.H. Baker, (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse

1998.32.93
Ithaca Gun Co., Ithaca, NY |...
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1998.32.93 | 1888-1890 | L: 48.25 in, H: 8.75 in | Gift of William Furnish | [top of rib]ITHACA GUN CO. ITHACA N.Y. LONDON TWIST | [forend lug] P | [barrel lug] 12885 T | [forend frame] 12885 / A ("A" is tilted left; 12885 also stamped in wood) | [action flat] PAT'D / MAY. 25, 1880 / JUNE. 1, 1880 / SEPT'13'1887 (each of the previous tilted left) A / 10 (then entire text over 12885) | [both side panels] NEW ITHACA GUN (in scrolled banner) | [buttplate] ITHACA GUN (with geese in flight in round frame) | London twist barrels. Checkered hard rubber buttplate with company logo. Shoulder stock cracked at receiver. Buttplate chipped. Surface of forearm extensively damaged. | "New Ithaca Gun" Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 10 | 12885 | 1998.32.93v1.jpg | 1998.32.93v2.jpg | 1998.32.93.jpg | 1998.32.93v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Ithaca Gun Co., Ithaca, NY

1998.32.185
E. Remington & Sons, Ilion, ...
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1998.32.185 | ca. 1900 | L: 46.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] Remington Arms Co. / ILION NY | [side plates] Remington Arms Co. [buttplate] RA (logo) | [forend iron] 103645, 418 | [forend wood] 103643 | [forend lump] 418 | [bottom of barrels] 78, 1, (arrow) P | [barrel flats] 103643, 3 | [rear lumps] 36, 42 | [water table] 103643, 1, 2, 418 | Light: 7 lbs., 8 oz. Hard rubber buttplate. Ebony forend tip. Boxes clean. Overall condition excellent. | Top Lever Hammer SxS Double, Model 1889 | 12 | 103643 | 1998.32.185v2.jpg | 1998.32.185v1.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | E. Remington & Sons, Ilion, NY

1998.32.24
W.H. Baker, Lisle and Syracu...
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1998.32.24 | ca. 1878-1879 | L: 46.125 in, H: 8 in | Gift of William Furnish | [side plates] W.H. Baker & Co. (in script) | [inside forend cap] 280 | [inside forend frame] 280 | [inside hammers] 280 | [buttstock] A.T, BROWN (stamped in wood under buttplate) | Frozen left barrel firing pin disallows barrel assembly removal from frame. Minimal engraving. Top of wrist broken out. Buttstock toe repaired. Front trigger barrel assembly release. Baker & Co., Syracuse | Baker "Three-Barrel gun" (Shotgun/Rifle Combination) [Drilling] | 10 | 280 | 1998.32.24v1.jpg | 1998.32.24v2.jpg | 1998.32.24.jpg | 1998.32.24v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | W.H. Baker, Lisle and Syracuse

1.69.2129A
Marble Arms & Manufacturing ...
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1.69.2129A | Barrel length: 13 in, overall length: 18.75 in | Marble Game Getter with built in wire stock .22 and .44 cal. | 1.69.2129A.JPG | shotgun | Marble Arms & Manufacturing Co., Gladstone, MI

1998.32.225
William Golcher, St. Paul, M...
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1998.32.225 | ca. 1870 | L: 47.2 in, H: 9 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] Wm. Golcher (rest obscured) | [side plates] Wm Golcher | [trigger guard] 5 | [top of action] Patd Oct 19, 1869 | Rib extension with doll head. Steel buttplate. Forend attached with wedge; wedge missing. Barin wood action. Bores pitted. Overall condition good. Pinfire. Richards crab-joint. Field grade. | Top Button Release, Hammer SxS Double | 12 | 5 | 1998.32.225.jpg | 1998.32.225v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | William Golcher, St. Paul, Minn.

1998.32.209
E.L. Whitney, Whitneyville, ...
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1998.32.209 | ca. 1874 | L: 47.7 in, H: 9 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] Whitney Arms Co Whitneyville Conn; Whitneys Patent Oct 23 1866 | [rear lump] 615 | [forend iron] 615 | [trigger guard] 615 | [lower tang] 615 | Forend wood repair. Forend attached with wedge. Steel buttplate. Bores pitted. Overall condition very good. Engraved. Trigger guard included front release trigger. Barrel rib repair with epoxy. Better field grade. Second Model. | Front Trigger Opening, Hammer SxS Double (2nd Model) | 10 | 615 | 1998.32.209v2.jpg | 1998.32.209.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | E.L. Whitney, Whitneyville, CT, U.S.A.

1998.32.84
Joseph C. Dane, La Crosse, W...
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1998.32.84 | ca. 1874-1877 | L: 44.9375 in, H: 9.375 in | Gift of William Furnish | [top of rib] J.C.DANE. LACROSS. WIS. LAMINATED STEEL. THIS GUN IS FREE FROM ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE. PAT, JAN. 20. & MAY 5, 1874 | [inside buttplate] H&A | [bottom of left barrel] 340 A.S. | Laminated steel barrels. Right hammer is a replacement. Release lever in tip of forend. Barrel release lever is forward part of trigger guard. Some border engraving. Pistol grip stock with steel cap. H.A. in inscription is for Hopkins and Allen, started in 1868.. Breech lock & rebound patent | Late model Dane Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 10 | 340 | 1998.32.84v1.jpg | 1998.32.84v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Joseph C. Dane, La Crosse, WI

1998.32.31
W.H. Baker, (various associa...
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1998.32.31 | 1875-1878 | L: 47.3125 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [trigger plate] W.H. BAKER / PAT'D AUG. 31, 1875 | [barrel flat] 4 | [left side plate] 134 | [left trigger sear] 134 | Front trigger release barrel assembly. Rough Damascus barrels. Brass forend fitting and latching wedge. Parts gun with mismatched hammer screws and extensive wrist and forend repairs. Barrel flat has a 4 serial; left lockplate and sear have a 134 serial. Lisle address, brass fittings. | Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 10 | 4 | 1998.32.31v1.jpg | 1998.32.31v2.jpg | 1998.32.31.jpg | 1998.32.31v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | W.H. Baker, (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse

1998.32.131
Parker Bros., Meriden, CT | ...
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1998.32.131 | ca. 1882 | L: 46.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] Parker Bros Makers Meridan Conn Twist | [side plates] Parker Bros | [bottom frame] Patd Mar 29, 1875 | [forend clasp] Pat'd Mar 26, 1878 | [trigger guard] 25991 | [forend iron] 25991 | [barrel flats] T, E, 3, 12; Patd Apr 11, 1878, 1 | [barrel lump] dB, 1, 25991 | [water table] Patd Apr 11, 1876, Sept 3, 1879, 25991, Patd Mar 16, 1875 | Top action, walnut case. Grade N.A. Checkered pistol grip cap. Front action lock. Longer action bar with check hook on barrel lugs. Radius at breech face. Line engraving only. shield on top of stock. Forend iron with lip. Deeley and Edge forend clasp. Spherical hinge pin recess. Steel buttplate. Barrel lightly pitted. Overall condition very good. Barrel 3 lb. 12 oz. No. 1 Frame. Forend iron with lip. | Top Lever, Hammer SxS Double | 12 | 25991 | 1998.32.131v1.jpg | 1998.32.131v2.jpg | 1998.32.131.jpg | 1998.32.131v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Parker Bros., Meriden, CT

1998.32.217
F.J. Abbey & Company, Chicag...
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1998.32.217 | ca. 1870 | L: 44.5 in, H: 9 in | Gift of William Furnish | [rib] F.J. Abbey Co. Chicago ILL | [side plates] F.J. Abbey & Co. | [bottom of barrels] SA | Nickel plated action. Purdey-type trigger guard opener. Forend attached with wedge; forend tip iron. Minor damage at muzzle; has unexposed cross bolt in addition to double underlocking lugs. Rib extension. Steel buttplate, nickel plated. Bores clean. Overall condition very good. F.J. Abbey & Company. Field grade. | Front Trigger Guard Lever Opening Hammer SxS Double | 12 | none | 1998.32.217.jpg | 1998.32.217v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | F.J. Abbey & Company, Chicago, IL

1998.32.61
W.H. Baker (various associat...
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1998.32.61 | 1906-1909 | L: 46.4375 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of William Furnish | [side plates] BAKER GUN Co. | [lower tang] 37410 | [action flat] 37410 | [trigger guard] MODEL 1897 (inside oval) | [barrel flat] 37410 V ("flying" V) | [forend lug] D 4 | [inside forend] 37410 (half circle; also stamped in wood) | Damascus steel barrels with patterned sighting rib. Late production serial number. Checkered hard rubber buttplate without company logo. Forend chipped at tip. Case color strong. Half pistol grip stock. Fishtail barrel release lever. Note: a 16 gauge shotgun is rare. While the grade is not known, this is probably a middle grade firearm. | Model 1897 Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 16 | 37410 | 1998.32.61v1.jpg | 1998.32.61v2.jpg | 1998.32.61.jpg | 1998.32.61v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | W.H. Baker (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse

1998.32.74
Colt Patent Fire Arms MFG. C...
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1998.32.74 | ca. 1889 | L: 48.625 in, H: 9.125 in | Gift of William Furnish | [side plates] Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co. (modified script) | [lower tang] 22023 | [bottom of both barrels] JR | [forend lug] G | [forend rib] P / G 12 GG 3 | [barrel flat] S - 22023 | [lug frame] 4 | [rear barrel lug] GG (with second "G" as superscript) | [action flat] 22023 | [inside forend frame] 22023 | Damascus barrels. "Doll's head" rib extension. Plain steel buttplate. No checkering or engraving. Triangular ebony forend tip insert. Firearm is basic field grade. | Model 1878 Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun | 12 | 22023 | 1998.32.74v1.jpg | 1998.32.74v2.jpg | 1998.32.74.jpg | 1998.32.74v2.jpg | shotgun | firearm | wood, steel | Colt Patent Fire Arms MFG. Co., Hartford, CT