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Accession Number:
1988.8.605
Makers
Patent Arms Manufacturing Company, Paterson, NJ
Names
firearm
Use
shotgun
Date:
1839-1840
Dimensions:
L: 44 in, Barrel length: 24.5 in, H: 7 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
Following the relative success of the model 1839 carbine, the Patent Arms Manufacturing Company made about 200 shotguns on the same basic frame but with 3 ½" long cylinders. Barrel lengths between 24" and 32" were available.
Remarks:
Displayed in BBHC's summer 2003 exhibit, "Colt: The Legacy of a Legend."
Model:
Colt-Paterson "Model 1839" Revolving Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
20 (.60 caliber)
Serial Number:
68

As of 04-19-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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