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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Parker Brothers, Meriden, CT 2
Descriptions
steel 2355 checkered 57 engraved 118 blued 267 walnut 486
Names
multiple barrels firearm 4093 break open 30 self-contained metallic cartridge 368 shotgun 308 breech-loading 266
Date:
1940-1945
Dimensions:
L: 43 in, Barrel length: 26 in, H: 7 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph W. Jones
Inscription:
T of barrels: (arrow) PARKER BROS. MAKERS. MERIDEN. CT. U.S.A. ACME. STEEL. (arrow) [upper tang:] SAFE [lower tang:] 239411 [underside of receiver:] PARKER [inside forearm:] 239411 [underside of barrels:] (left side) MO/ SKEET/ IN PARKER GUN WORK(S)/ OVERLOAD PROVED (and two proofmarks) [right side:] A (in a circle)/ 3/ 9/ SKEET/ OUT / PARKER GUN WORKS/ OVERLOAD/ 4 [on mounting lug:] 410/000 [left side of mounting lug:] 239411 [inside receiver:] 239411 [on watertable and inside:] PARKER BROS./ CH/ 239411/ 4 [in silver escutcheon:] RWW [trigger guard strap:] 239411
Remarks:
Parker Brothers shotguns in the .410 skeet gauge are exceedingly rare, withestimates that fewer than 20 may have been produced. Ownership field refers to previous owner as Robert W. Woodruff, CEO of Coca Cola for many years beginning in 1923.
Caliber/Gauge:
.410 gauge
Serial Number:
S.239411
Accession Number:
1993.14.1

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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