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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Moritz and Gerstenberger, Zella Mehlis, Germany 2
Descriptions
brass 1442 wood 4438 steel 2355
Names
air pistol 11 firearm 4093
Dimensions:
L: 11 in, Barrel length: 4.875 in, H: 5.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
The cocking operation of this pistol is achieved by a lever above the receiver. When lifted, this cocks the mainspring, as well as pivots the barrel for loading.
Inscription:
[top of barrel:] CAL. 4.5 M/M .177 RLGEZ [top of lever:] >ZENIT< >EM-GE< ZELLA-MEHLIS (THUR) [left side of pump:] PATENT ANG.; GERMANY [gold disks in both sides of grip:] EM-GE
Remarks:
brass emblem trademark, both grips; no date listed
Caliber/Gauge:
.177 caliber
Accession Number:
1988.8.952.1

Not currently on display


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