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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
W.H. Baker, (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse 15
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
1878-1879
Dimensions:
L: 46.625 in, H: 8.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[side plates] W.H. Baker & Co. (modified script) | [action flat] 500 PAT'D AUG 31, 75 / PAT'D JAN 29, 78 / PAT'D APR 16, 78 | [forend frame] 500 | [barrel flat] 500 X
Remarks:
Possibly 10 gauge shotgun originally. Fitted with barrel liners or sleeves, resulting in current barrel gauge discrepancy. Barrels reblued and extensively repaired along bottom rib. Minimal scroll engraving on frame and hammers. Small lever forend lock is unique. Wrist break crudely repaired. Shoulder stock split from butt. Front trigger barrel assembly release. Lined barrels, 8-gauge frame. Grade unknown.
Model:
Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
10 [originally] | now 16 | 12
Serial Number:
500
Accession Number:
1998.32.34

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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