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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
W.H. Baker, Lisle and Syracuse 3
Descriptions
wood, steel 210
Names
shotgun 308 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1878-1879
Dimensions:
L: 41 in, H: 8.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William Furnish
Inscription:
[top of rib] (inscription too worn to decipher) | [side plates] W.H. BAKER & Co. | [bottom of frame] PAT'D AUG 31 1875 | [beneath pistol grip cap] C.L. WERNER (stamped in wood)| [inside buttplate] B | [left side of frame] initials "H. Mg" scratched crudely in metal [left interior of frame] 139.
Remarks:
Frame lightly scroll engraved with grouse and hunting dog scene on left side plate, another buck and doe deer on right. Barrel locking mechanism is broken. Break in pistol grip of stock. Set screw forward of front trigger adjusts rifle trigger pull. Damascus barrels. Front trigger barrel assembly release. Baker & Co., Syracuse.
Model:
Baker "Three-Barrel gun" (Shotgun/Rifle Combination) [Drilling]
Caliber/Gauge:
12x40
Serial Number:
139
Accession Number:
1998.32.23

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