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Rifle

Description

Wood, possibly walnut, and iron single barrel with copper alloy pieces; flint lock mechanism and sight.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1864
circa
Inscriptions
"REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY ILION, NY/ AT MAY 30 1864, MAY 7th & JUNE 11th NOV 12, DEC 24th 1871/ DEC 31st 1872, SEPT 9th 1873, JAN 12th MAR 16th 1874." (stamped)
"PATENT- 25/1883" (stamped)
Material
copper (metal)
flint (rock)
iron (metal)
leather
walnut (wood)
Object type
Armament -- Firearm
Places
Ilion (Herkimer county, New York state)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
copper (metal)
flint (rock)
iron (metal)
leather
Rifle
rifles (long guns)
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
52 x 1 1/8 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.12
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
222690

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