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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Markham Air Rifle Co., Plymouth, MI 6
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438
Names
Other 2021
Use
cork gun 2
Date:
1909-1930
Dimensions:
L: 20.5 in, Barrel length: 10.25 in, H: 5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Thomas K. Hutchinson
Gloss:
The "King" No. 11, No. 14, and No. 15 "pop-guns" all operated on the same mechanical principle as the "King" No. 1 and No. 2 Air Guns. They differed int eh absence of the forward barrel tube, as they were intended only for small (1/2" diameter) rubber balls or corks, loaded from the muzzle.
Inscription:
top of barrel: King Pop Gun no.14/ Patd./ Feb. 2. 1909/ Markham Air Rifle Co. Plymouth Mich
Remarks:
"King No. 14 Pop-Gun," made by Markham Air Rifle Company, Plymouth, MI. The "King" No. 11, No. 14, and No. 15 "pop-guns" all operated on the same mechanical principle as the "King" No. 1 and No. 2 Air Guns. They differed int eh absence of the forward barrel tube, as they were intended only for small (1/2" diameter) rubber balls or corks, loaded from the muzzle.
Model:
Model 14 Pop-gun
Caliber/Gauge:
.50
Accession Number:
1993.8.76

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