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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Smith & Wesson, Springfield, MA, U.S.A. 16
Descriptions
wood 4438 steel 2355
Names
revolver 96 self-contained metallic cartridge 368 pistol 180 breech loading 164 firearm 4093 repeating 152
Date:
1917-1919
Dimensions:
L: 10.75 in, Barrel length: 5.5 in, H: 5.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the Robert W. Woodruff Estate
Inscription:
top of barrel: SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD, MASS. U.S.A./PATENTED DEC. 17, 18?, FEB. 8, 1908, SEPT. 14, 19? [frame with cylinder open:] S/7889 [cylinder yoke w/cylinder open:] 7889 [rear of cylinder:] 44704/s [bottom of barrel:] UNITED STATES PROPERTY [on bottom of grip strap:] U.S./ARMY/MODEL/1917/NO./44704
Remarks:
Barrel blown up - not all dates in inscription discernable. Barrel blown up behind bullet. Bullet stuck in barrel.
Accession Number:
1987.2.15

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