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Garvin
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13th December 2017 03:43  

Jacob Breitenstein, Illinois.

 

With thanks to Sean Campbell, imaging manager of the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West in Cody, Wyoming, for permission to post pics of guns held in the Cody Firearms Museum. The blurb accompanying these guns follows.

Accession Number: 1993.8.48

Date : 1871-1873

Dimensions: L: 43.25 in, Barrel length: 21.5 in, H: 9 in

Credit Line: Gift of Thomas K. Hutchinson

Inscription: top of barrel, behind rear sight: J. Breitenstein

Synopsis: firearm- rifle- airgun- Jacob Breitenstein; St. Louis, MO- wood- brass- steel- top of barrel, behind rear sight: J. Breitenstein- St. Louis type- .32

 

Accession Number: 1993.8.20

Date : 1874-1880

Dimensions: L: 46 in, Barrel length: 24.5 in, H: 8.5 in

Credit Line: Gift of Thomas K. Hutchinson

Remarks: spring piston

Inscription: [top of barrel, behind rear sight] J. Breitenstein | Warsaw Ill.

Synopsis: firearm- rifle- airgun- Jacob Breitenstein; Warsaw, IL- wood- brass- steel- [top of barrel, behind rear sight] J. Breitenstein | Warsaw Ill.- St. Louis type- spring piston


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