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Accession Number:
2004.20.1
Makers
Hopkins & Allen Mfg. Co., Norwich, CT
Descriptions
metal, mother-of-pearl
Names
firearm
Use
revolver
Date:
1900-1914
Credit Line:
Gift of Larry and Betty Lou Sheerin
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.
Inscription:
(on left panel) "To my Friend Cassie" (on right panel) "Every Inch a Lady"
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
Model:
XL3 Double Action revolver
Caliber/Gauge:
.32
Serial Number:
3982

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