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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
W.H. Baker (various associations) Lisle and Syracuse 21
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
firearm 4093 shotgun 308
Date:
1897-1909
Dimensions:
L: 46.375 in, H: 8.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[side plates] BAKER GUN Co. | [lower tang] 35697 | [action flat] 35697 | [trigger guard] MODEL 1897 (inside oval) | [buttstock] Old B G & F Co. logo in circle | [barrel flat] 35697 | [inside forend] 35697 (half circle; also stamped in wood)
Remarks:
Damascus steel barrels with patterned rib. Long fishtail barrel release lever. Some engraving on frame. Case colors faded but still visible. Ebony forend tip insert. Hard rubber buttplate with company logo. Sling swivels mounted on barrels and shoulder stock. Swivels. While the grade is not known, this firearm is probably a middle grade.
Model:
Model 1897 Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun (aka Model D)
Caliber/Gauge:
12
Serial Number:
35697
Accession Number:
1998.32.60

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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