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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:
ca. 1896
Dimensions:
L: 46.5 in, H: 9 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[side plates] NEW BAKER | [trigger plate] Batavia, N.Y. | [action flat] 27097 | [inside bottom frame] 7097 | [buttplate] Fancy "stacked" "BG&F Co." logo in round frame | [trigger guard] 18 Model 96 (within double diamond shape) | [barrel lug] 27097 | [forward barrel lug] ("dotted" square) | [inside forend] 27097 (also stamped in wood) | [inside hammers] 27097 | [lower tang] 27097
Remarks:
Damascus barrels with patterned sighting rib. Ebony forearm tip insert. checkered hard rubber buttplate with company logo. Replacement left hammer screw. Simply engraved. Narrow tongue rib extension with pattern surrounding on receiver. Grade is basic field gun.
Model:
Model 1896 "New Baker" Double Barrel Breech-loading Shotgun
Caliber/Gauge:
12
Serial Number:
27097
Accession Number:
1998.32.57

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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