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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Colt Patent Fire Arms MFG. Co., Hartford, CT 9
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1889
Dimensions:
L: 48.625 in, H: 9.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[side plates] Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co. (modified script) | [lower tang] 22023 | [bottom of both barrels] JR | [forend lug] G | [forend rib] P / G 12 GG 3 | [barrel flat] S - 22023 | [lug frame] 4 | [rear barrel lug] GG (with second "G" as superscript) | [action flat] 22023 | [inside forend frame] 22023
Remarks:
Damascus barrels. "Doll's head" rib extension. Plain steel buttplate. No checkering or engraving. Triangular ebony forend tip insert. Firearm is basic field grade.
Model:
Model 1878 Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
12
Serial Number:
22023
Accession Number:
1998.32.74

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