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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
W.H. Baker (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse 21
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
1906-1909
Dimensions:
L: 46.4375 in, H: 7.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[side plates] BAKER GUN Co. | [lower tang] 37410 | [action flat] 37410 | [trigger guard] MODEL 1897 (inside oval) | [barrel flat] 37410 V ("flying" V) | [forend lug] D 4 | [inside forend] 37410 (half circle; also stamped in wood)
Remarks:
Damascus steel barrels with patterned sighting rib. Late production serial number. Checkered hard rubber buttplate without company logo. Forend chipped at tip. Case color strong. Half pistol grip stock. Fishtail barrel release lever. Note: a 16 gauge shotgun is rare. While the grade is not known, this is probably a middle grade firearm.
Model:
Model 1897 Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
16
Serial Number:
37410
Accession Number:
1998.32.61

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