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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Forsyth 2
Names
sliding Other 2021 right 2 primer 2 lock 9
Subjects
flowers 46 sun 12 birds 78
Date:
ca. 1805-1820
Dimensions:
L: 4.875 in, width: 1.875 in, H: 3.625 in
Inscription:
[lockplate:] - FORSYTH ;-- PATENT --
Remarks:
sectionalized. | Rev. Alexander Forsyth, a Scottish minister, was an avid sportsman and inventor. His invention of the percussion ignition system was the most important development in the evolution of firearms since the introduction of gunpowder.
Accession Number:
1983.6.2

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