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Cody Firearms Museum

Descriptions
horn 111 wood 4438 steel 2355 mother-of-pearl 22 brass 1442
Names
rifle 498 firearm 4093
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
1700-1725
Dimensions:
L: 42.5 x 29.375 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 10.5 in, Diameter: .5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This German sporting rifle was intended for hunting of stag. The word "Dinglfing" was the maker's way of spelling "Dingolfing", a small town in Bavaria where the piece was likely manufactured.
Inscription:
[right rear of lockplate:] F S IN DINGLFING, possible maker's mark next to rear screw of trigger guard
Remarks:
horn butt plate and a sliding patchbox cover tipped with horn; left side of the stock is an inlaid mother-of-pearl disc; accompanied with a brass and steel combination spanning (cocking) key and powder measure. A: rifle; B: ramrod
Model:
German Wheelock Sporting Rifle
Caliber/Gauge:
.60 caliber
Serial Number:
Not Serially Numbered
Accession Number:
1988.8.1115

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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