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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
Descriptions
barrel 187 horn 111 checked 7 stock 186 forearm tip frame, lockplate, hammer and opening lever casehardened breech-loading 2 walnut 486 forearm 2 pistol grip 19 damascus 2 finish 98
Names
firearm 4093
Use
single barrel shotgun 354
Date:
1878-1884
Dimensions:
overall length: 58.75 in, Barrel length: 42.75 in, H: 9.5 in
Gloss:
This breech-loading shotgun of massive size and weight was manufactured in England for the Winchester Co. It was made for and used by T.G. Bennett, the second president of W.R.A. and Oliver Winchester's son-in-law.
Inscription:
lower tang/1120/PL receiver/4 1/2/top of barrel/WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO (THE WILD FLOWER) NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A./PR sideplate/WINCHESTER'S REPEATING/(ARMS CO.)/
Remarks:
Made for the personal use of Thomas G. Bennet, Oliver F. Winchester's son-in-law.
Model:
Wild Fowler Model
Caliber/Gauge:
4 gauge
Serial Number:
1120
Accession Number:
1988.8.208

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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