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Rifle

1985.238 (RS118594)

Description

Hardwood stock w/ elongated muzzle enclosing an iron ramrod. Decorated thumbpiece and brass trigger guard. "1861/ TOWER" stamped on firing mechanism. "T & Co." stamped on ramrod.

Details

Maker
Tower (Maker)
Date
1861
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Object type
Armament--Firearm
Descriptive terms
Hardwood
RIFLE
rifles (long guns)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
5.125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.238
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25180

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