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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Orison Blunt and John G. Syms; New York, NY 5
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Use
pistol 909
Date:
1838-1852
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
Blunt & Syms Pepperbox, Revolving Pistol. *Mfg. ca. 1838 to ca. 1855. Probably a few thousand made in various types. Concealed under hammer (often called hammerless). Six-shot. Double action. Engraving standard on frame. Frames and actions may have been made in Europe. *Dragoon Size. See #'s P1257 & P1977 for note on pepperbox pistols.
Inscription:
[on end of barrels:] 1; 5
Remarks:
One nipple broken; Pepperbox; saw handle; 6-shot; concealed under hammer (often called hammerless), double action; engraving standard on frame.
Model:
Blunt & Syms Dragoon: Pepperbox
Caliber/Gauge:
.38 ML
Accession Number:
1988.8.2096

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