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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:
1909-1917
Dimensions:
L: 16.875 in, Barrel length: 9.75 in, H: 3.25 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 Mfg. Co./ Pat. No. 1616469 Plymouth. Mich. U.S.A.
Remarks:
"King No. 15 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 15 Pop-gun
Caliber/Gauge:
.50
Accession Number:
1993.8.75

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