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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Samuel Hawken, St. Louis, MO 6
Names
firearm 4093
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
1860
Dimensions:
overall length: 53 in, Barrel length: 35.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William B. Ruger, Sr. and Sturm, Ruger and Company
Remarks:
With three keys: A-rifle, B,C,keys | Rifle with ramrod and two keys AMD and RNW 09/02/2010
Model:
S. Hawken Half Stock percussion rifle
Caliber/Gauge:
.60-.61 (7 grooves)
Serial Number:
not serially numbered
Publication:
Book: Days of Destiny, Crossroads in American History, America's Greatest Historians Examine Thirty-one Uncelebrated days That Changed the Course of History, Editors: James M. McPherson and Alan Brinkley, Mid-February, 1824, The Way West by William H. Goetzmann, Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., New York 2001, page 108.
Accession Number:
1997.4.7

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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