Rifle

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1861

GUSN

GUSN-25180

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

Descriptive Terms

rifles (long guns)
Hardwood
Unidentified Metal
RIFLE

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Tower (Maker)

Object Type

Armament--Firearm

Dimensions

5.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.238