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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
unknown, Liege, Belgium 2
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438 brass 1442
Names
musket 26 percussion lock 56 firearm 4093 breech loading 164 single shot 161
Date:
1835-1865
Dimensions:
L: 52 in, Barrel length: 35.5 in, H: 7.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
[on left side of barrel:] (Liege proof mark;) (within circle;) (initials L E G and star;) [on top of buttstock near buttplate:] M.A; L; 31 [on lock in front of trigger guard:] 79
Remarks:
A: musket B: ramrod .72 calaiber Baron Charles Loius Stanislas Heurteloup (1793-1864) was the inventor of this gun's "Koptipteur" primer system. For further information, see Reid, William, "The Firearms of Baron Heurteloup" in JAAS, September 1979, Vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 59-81
Caliber/Gauge:
.72 caliber
Accession Number:
1988.8.1388

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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