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Title:
Colt Carbine, cased
Collection type:
Armament
Author/Creator :
  • Colt Manufacturing Company - Gunsmith
  • Date:
    1841-1844
    Object type:
    5: T&E For Science & Technology; Armament -- Firearm; Carbine
    Materials:
    metal, steel
    wood
    Medium:
    Metal working
    Description:
    Model 1839, .525 cal. smooth bore carbine; 24" barrel, sling swivels and boxed in original presentation case. Missing from case: watch case-type capper, powder flask, and bullet mold, possibly one other item. Less than 950 made; presented to George Lewis Cooke by Gov. Samuel Ward Kind for service in Dorr Rebellion.
    Provenance:
    Gift of George Lewis Cooke
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