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Garvin2
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12th December 2017 10:59  

Quackenbush Model-5


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12th December 2017 11:01  

Quackenbush Model-5 Air Rifle.

 

With thanks to Bob for these pics:

 

 

 

The information below is taken from the catalogue advertising the auction of the Myron Kasok airgun collection, sold by the Rock Island Auction Company December 13-15, 2003. Pic is copyright Rock Island Auction Co.


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Garvin2
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12th December 2017 11:02  

Quackenbush Model-5 Air Rifle - With folding peep sight.

 

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.

Accession Number: 1993.8.53

Date : 1884-1913

Dimensions: L: 34.75 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 7 in

Credit Line: Gift of Thomas K. Hutchinson

Remarks: Has small patch box on right side of stock, which contains one extra leather gasket and one small metal piece.

Inscription: top of receiver: H.M. Quackenbush Herkimer, NY/ Pat. Se. P. 20 & Oct. 4. 1887 [bottom of frame, left of trigger] 1459 [bottom of board extension] 1459 [bottom of barrel] 1459

Synopsis: firearm- rifle- airgun- H.M. Quackenbush; Herkimer, N.Y.- wood- steel- top of receiver: H.M. Quackenbush Herkimer, NY/ Pat. Se. P. 20 & Oct. 4. 1887 [bottom of frame, left of trigger] 1459 [bottom of board extension] 1459 [bottom of barrel] 1459- No. 5- .22- 1459- Has small patch box on right


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Garvin2
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12th December 2017 11:04  

Quackenbush Model-5 Air Rifle - with original sales receipt.

 

With thanks to Craig for these pics. Note the receipt appears to be signed for H M Quackenbush (initialled by the employee) and says "Comb. Air Gun Brown" (ie. combination rifle).


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