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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:
1897-1909
Dimensions:
L: 48.75 in, H: 9 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[left sideplate) BAKER GUN Co. | [right sideplate] BATAVIA N.Y. | [trigger guard] 18 Model 87 (within double diamond shape) | [buttplate] worn BG&F Co. logo in circle | [action flat] 32800 | [barrel flat] 32800 | [inside forend] 32800 (half circle, also stamped in wood)
Remarks:
Damascus barrels with patterned rib. Some fair quality engraving on frame. Long, fishtail barrel release lever. Forend wood darkened and battered. Shoulder stock darkened and cracked. Wrist cracked. Buttplate fits poorly. Former company logo on buttplate. Forend lug shows welded repair. Grade is basic field gun.
Model:
Model 1897 Baker Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
10
Serial Number:
32800
Accession Number:
1998.32.58

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