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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Paul Giffard Rivolier and Fils (sans), St. Etienne, France
Descriptions
wood 4438 steel 2355
Names
carbon dioxide powered breech-loading 266 airgun 22 single shot 161 firearm 4093 air rifle 2
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
L: 42.75 in, Barrel length: 24.75 in, H: 7.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
[top of barrel:] PAUL GIFFARD INVENTEUR BREVETS; [gas chamber:] 57 PAUL GIFFARD INVENTEUR BREVETS [underside of barrel:] 44 [underside of frame:] 44 [bottom of trigger guard:] RIVOLIER & FILS/ ST. ETIENNE
Remarks:
writing engraved with gold
Caliber/Gauge:
.32
Serial Number:
44 (5.31.91 catalog sheet lists serial number as 57)
Accession Number:
1988.8.1029

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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