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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Strong Fire Arms Co., New Haven, CT
Descriptions
blued 267 bright 27 wood 4438 steel 2355
Names
firearm 4093
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
1886-1890
Dimensions:
L: 44.375 in, Barrel length: 27.875 in, H: 9.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
top of barrel:M'F'D BY THE STRONG FIRE ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN, CONN [both sides of frame] A. DICKERMAN/PAT.AUG.4, 1885 (in scroll engraving) [bottom of barrel] W 38 L [bottom of frame] 40 858 [forestock interior] R 858 R 858
Remarks:
Very nicely built single shot rifle with well-engraved bright metal. Cartridge seems to be .40-60 Winchester because of dimensions and general time frame, but this is a guess.
Model:
unknown
Caliber/Gauge:
.40 caliber
Serial Number:
858
Accession Number:
1988.8.3005

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