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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
W. Collath Sohne, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438 engraved 118 bright 27 blued 267
Names
firearm 4093
Date:
1885-1900
Dimensions:
L: 46 in, Barrel length: 30.063 in, H: 9.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the Robert W. Woodruff Estate
Inscription:
top of barrel on left: EXCELSIOR [top of barrel on right:] WITTENER [left side of barrel at breech:] Nitro (and proof mark) [left side of receiver:] FRANKFURT A.O. [right side of receiver:] W. COLLATH, SOHNE [in cheek piece on stock:] Dr. Dutschke/Naumburg/Saale/Topfmarkt 11 [on forearm under barrels:] TESCO/18570/(proofmarks)/18570 C. 1 (in script) [under side of left barrel:] EXCELSIOR WITTEN/(U, W & S surmounted with crown proofmarks) [on extractor:] 18570 [on underside of right barrel:] EXCELSIOR WITTEN/W (in an oval)/TESCO/ (U, W & S surmounted with crown proofmarks)/(double-headed eagle proofmarks x 2) right side of right barrel at breech:] Nitro
Remarks:
This shotgun belonged to a Dr. Deutschke who lived in Neumburg, Germany. The stock has been made so that a left-eyed shooter could shoot it right-handed. There is profuse engraving on the receiver.
Serial Number:
18570
Accession Number:
1987.2.8

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