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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American Arms Co., Boston MA 10
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1878-1883
Dimensions:
L: 46.125 in, H: 8.375 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[top of rib] AMERICAN ARMS CO. BOSTON (framed by engraving)| [water table flat] G.H. FOX. PAT. JAN. 4, 1870* / NOV.6, 1877 & JAN. 8, 1878* / 1221| [lock plates] AM. ARMS CO.
Remarks:
Barrel assembly swings to side to break gun for loading/unloading and disassembly. Extensively and exquisitely engraved. Scrolled with game bird scene on trigger guard and pointer on floor plate, game birds on side plates, and fox head between hammers. Top quality figured walnut stock with hard rubber buttplate. Highest quality chain Damascus barrels.
Model:
Model 1878 Side-Swing Breech-Loading Double Barrel Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
12
Serial Number:
1221
Accession Number:
1998.32.13

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