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Ladies Pistol

Description

Silver plate with c-scroll, foliate and bud design, ivory handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1865
Inscriptions
"SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD, MASS. PAT. APR3 55, JULY 559, & NOV 21 65."
Material
iron (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
silver and silver alloy
Object type
Armament -- Firearm
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Springfield (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
C-scrolls
iron (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Pistol
pistols
silver and silver alloy
Dimensions
4 x 7 7/8 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.11
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
222687

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