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During her show, Annie Oakley would shoot these target coins from the air! This is so small it almost shouldn't count as an item, but it has a tremendous presence.

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Descriptions
brass 1442
Names
disc 3
Date:
Aug. 9, 1909
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Elsa L. Schaffner
Inscription:
Each disc stamped one side: SHOT WITH/A/U.M.C. CARTRIDGE, Each disc stamped on other side: SHOT WITH/A/REMINGTON RIFLE, .1 is signed in ink: Annie/Oakley/Aug. 9, 1909
Remarks:
Brass disc used for target shooting, a small hole is drilled through top edge, a bullet hole is through the disk. Elsa L. Schaffner watched Annie Oakley shooting targets, at Fred Stone's residence, Amityville, Long Island, New York, on Aug. 9, 1909 when she was a child, picked the above up as souveniers and also saved a newspaper clipping titled `Tells How Annie Oakley Shot Ashes From Kaiser's Cigarette' from the Amityville paper.Brass discs used for target shooting, each has a small hole drilled through top edge.
Accession Number:
1.69.69.2

Not currently on display

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