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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Joseph C. Dane, La Crosse, WI 2
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
ca, 1870-1877
Dimensions:
L: 47 in, H: 8.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[top of rib] N.N. WILMOT. ST. LOUIS. J.C. DANE, MAKER. LACROSS, WISC''
Remarks:
Damascus barrels. Deep scroll engraving with waterfowl scene on left sideplate, game bird scene on right sideplate, and hunting dog on trigger guard. Barrel release lever is forward part of trigger guard. Silver escutcheon plate on bottom of shoulder stock. Elaborate receiver design. Wrist broken and repaired. Forend broken in two places. One break repaired. N.N. Wilmot is a well-known St. Louis gun dealer. Name on rib as the retailer. Probably not a presentation gun as thought by the collector. Presentation: Wilmot, St.Louis
Model:
Dane Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
10
Serial Number:
not serially numbered
Accession Number:
1998.32.83

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