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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Unknown 893 Germany 35
Descriptions
iron 419 brass 1442 walnut 486
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
American Revolutionary War 8 German 9
Use
pistol 909
Date:
after 1787
Dimensions:
L: 17.75 in, Barrel length: 9.75 in, H: 7 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This is a German cavalry, or dragoon, pistol of the type commonly used by mounted mercenary troops serving under the British during the American Revolution, 1775-1783.
Inscription:
brass cartouch, back of wrist:] crown over R [lockplate:] POTZDAMMAGAZ
Model:
German Dragoon Pistol, 1787 model
Caliber/Gauge:
.69
Accession Number:
1988.8.2616

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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