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Garvin
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13/12/2017 6:00 pm  

Benjamin Model G

 

With thanks to Sean Campbell, imaging manager of the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West in Cody, Wyoming, for permission to post these pics of a gun held in the Cody Firearms Museum.

The blurb accompanying this gun follows.

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Accession Number: 1994.6.1 Date : 1918-1925

Dimensions: L: 36.5 in, Barrel length: 21.1875 in, H: 6.75 in Credit Line: Gift of Thomas K. Hutchinson

Remarks: Pump action Inscription: [back of receiver] Benjamin air rifle and Mfg. Co. St. Louis. U.S.A. | Pat'd | Nov. 25, 1913 | July 17, 1917 | other Pats | Pending | Model | G

Synopsis: firearm- airgun- rifle- Benjamin Air Rifle Company, St. Louis, MO- wood- steel- iron- sheet- [back of receiver] Benjamin air rifle and Mfg. Co. St. Louis. U.S.A. | Pat'd | Nov. 25, 1913 | July 17, 1917 | other Pats | Pending | Model | G- Benjamin Model G- .177- none listed- Pump action

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Garvin
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26/06/2018 4:31 pm  

Boxed Benjamin model G air rifle 

Spotted on Ebay in the US by D T Fletcher. He says: "First time I can recall ever seeing or hearing of a 30s era box for a model G or earlier. The gun itself certainly is showing years of hard work and the box is not really that interesting (pretty obvious now why we don't see these early boxes)  but it's there and it's rare."

 


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