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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Remington Arms Co., Ilion, New York 2
Descriptions
stock 186 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
Diamond 223 triangles 289 fern 3
Date:
1873
Dimensions:
Barrel length: 35 in, overall length: 50 in, closed length: 4.375 in, closed width: 1.25 in, closed height: .875 in, pull: 12.75 in, receiver height: 4.166 in, receiver width: 4.166 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schloss in memory of Moses Kerngood
Inscription:
Stamped in top of breech behind trigger: REMINGTON ILION N.Y. U.S.A/MAY 3D NOV. 15th 1864 APRIL 17th 1866 [stamped on inside of lower tang, front of receiver under forestock, on forestock and buttstock, inside butt plate and on other removable features:] 3
Remarks:
(a) Remington rifle (rolling block #1). Full wood stock with triangles of diamond checkering on stock, engraved fern design on hammer and block which are also gold plated, engraved fern design also on breech. (b) Venier tang peep sight. Belonged to Buffalo Bill, identified in photo #P.69.131. Given by Buffalo Bill ca. 1875 to his friend Moses Kerngood, grandfather of source (Mr. & Mrs. Harry Schloss)
Caliber/Gauge:
.45-70; .43 caliber Spanish centerfire.
Serial Number:
3
Accession Number:
1.69.2412

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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