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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Dreyse and Collembusch, Sommerda, Prussia (Germany)
Descriptions
silver 707 German 22 wood 4438 steel 2355
Names
multiple barrel 26 percussion lock 56 shotgun 308 repeating 152 muzzle-loading 43 firearm 4093
Date:
1840-1845
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
[on top of breech block:] 175 [on top of right barrel:] (eagle figure inside octagon;) (inside rectangle below eagle figure;) DC [on top of left barrel:] (eagle figure inside octagon;) (inside rectangle below eagle figure;) DC [on ramrod ferule:] 175
Remarks:
A: shotgun B: ramrod Eagle figure with letters DC underneath is the symbol for Dreyse and Collembusch. No dates listed.
Accession Number:
1988.8.1361

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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