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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Boyd & Tyler, Boston, MA 4
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
1871-1874
Dimensions:
L: 44.375 in, H: 8.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[top of rib]F.E. BOYD & P.S. TYLER PAT'D JULY 21 68 / REISSUED DEC 29 68. | [left side of left barrel] L S 539 X | [inside forearm] 539 (stamped in wood) | [spindle] 539 | [spindle collar] 539 539 | [bottom of both barrels] one Birmingham proof mark | [bottom of lower barrel rib] I H & S | [left side of receiver] 539
Remarks:
Laminated steel barrels. Triangular horn forearm tip insert. 1868 patents.
Model:
Boyd & Tyler "Roll Over" (or "spindle") Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
10
Serial Number:
539
Accession Number:
1998.32.66

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