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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Parker Bros., Meriden, CT 17
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
L: 42 in, H: 8.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[rib] Charles Parker Maker Meriden Conn Laminated Steel | [bottom frame] Patented Nov 13, 1866 | [wedge] 9 | [forend iron] 9. 9 | [forend wood] 9 | [bottom barrels] F | [barrel flat] (Birmingham Proof Mark) 15 | [water table] 9, 9
Remarks:
Chas. Parker Maker (out of order). Grade N/A. Wedge attachment forend. Foend tip iron with lip. Two piece lifter steel buttplate. Bow-shaped trigger guard. Light engraving dogs on side plates. Bird engraving on trigger guard. Small extractor. Lightly engraved. Barrels pitted. Overall condition very good. Lifter pin extends through frame. Sharp corner at breech face. No Parker Brothers marking on side plates of locks. Believe this is the second startup of serial numbers. Stock damaged where trigger guard bow replaced.
Model:
Back Action Lock, Lifter, Hammer SxS Double
Caliber/Gauge:
11
Serial Number:
9
Accession Number:
1998.32.133

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.


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