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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: 46.125 in, H: 8.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[side plates] BAKER GUN Co. | [lower tang] 35121 | [action flat] 35121 | [trigger guard] MODEL 1897 (inside oval) | [barrel flat] 35121 | [buttstock] Old B G & F. Co. logo in circle | [forend] 35121 (half circle; also stamped in wood)
Remarks:
Damascus steel barrels with patterned sighting rib. Long fishtail barrel release lever. Good quality engraving and checkering. Good amount of case coloring still visible. Ebony forend tip insert. Hard rubber buttplate with company logo. DeGraf Collection. While the grade of this firearm is not known, it is probably a middle grade.
Model:
Model 1897 Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
12
Serial Number:
35121
Accession Number:
1998.32.59

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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