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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American 350 Burnside Rifle Co., Providence, RI 2
Descriptions
plain 345 military 37 iron 419 trigger 354 steel 2355 walnut 486
Names
firearm 4093
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
ca.1865
Dimensions:
L: 49.75 in, Barrel length: 32.5 in, H: 7.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This arm was originally a Spencer Cavalry carbine made under contract by the Burnside Rifle Co., Providence, R.I., c. 1865. It was altered to an infantry rifle at the Springfield Armory, c. 1871. About 1100 were so altered. It has a seven-shot magazine in buttstock, and the addition of the stabler cut-off device.
Inscription:
RECEIVER: SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE/PAT'D. MARCH 6, 1860. MANUF'D AT PROV. R.I. BY BURNSIDE RIFLE CO./MODEL 1865.
Remarks:
A: Rifle; B: Ramrod
Model:
Spencer Model 1865
Caliber/Gauge:
.50
Serial Number:
23016
Accession Number:
1988.8.888

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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