.38 Saftey 1st Model

Date:
ca. 1887
Creator:
Smith and Wesson: Springfield, MA

Rare barrel length. Was nickel once. Nice polish job. Purchased 5-4-80 from Tom Lewis of Evergreen, CO. Manufactured: 5250. (Difficult to tell what condition was recorded by Jerome record.)

Description (physical):

Model: .38 Saftey 1st Model. Serial Number: 3988. Firearm. Rubber, nickel. L: 4 in.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming 82414
Identifier:
1999.17.150
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Stamp Tool

Creator:
Craftool Co.

Stamp tool. Used to decorate wet leather. Round metal tool with 2-1/2" checkered surface covering the middle section of tool. One end of tool is round and flat - used for hammering and the other end is a long wedge-shape with a line pattern. Inscription around end.

Description (physical):

Stamp tool. Metal. L: 4.25 Inches, DIAM: .625 Inches. Around end: CRAFTOOL CO./862

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414
Identifier:
1.69.4219
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Curb Bit

Curb bit with concentric circles etched on cheek pieces where curved bit is attached. Nickel-plated iron. 2 large circular holes and one slotted hole for rope/chain.

Description (physical):

Curb bit. Nickel-plated iron. L: 8.25 Inches, W: 5.75 Inches, D: 3 Inches.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414
Identifier:
1.69.4540
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Peabody Rifle

Date:
1860-1870
Creator:
Providence Tool Co., Providence, RI, U.S.A.

Peabody rifle cut to be used as line throwing rifle.

Description (physical):

Rifle | breech loading | single shot | self-contained metallic cartridge | lever action. Steel | wood. L: 32.5 Inches, H: 7.5 Inches. Top of barrel: 5 [left side of barrel:] (proofmarks) [left side of receiver:] PEABODY'S PAT./JULY 22, 1862/MAN'F'D BY/PROVIDENCE TOOL CO./PROV. R.I. [on front barrel band:] S [on lever:] S [on lower tang:] H [on butt plate:] K [on right side of hammer:] K [on sling ring insert:] K [on rear sling swivel insert:] CONN 1022 [stamped in wood of butt stock near sling, swivel insert:] 3/1 38

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue,Wyoming,Cody,82414
Identifier:
1988.8.1484
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Painting Bones

Date:
ca. 1860
Creator:
Pawnee, Oklahoma

Utensils and implements - Manufacturing. Painting bones - 6 bones, various shapes and sizes, 3 green, 1 yellow, 1 orange, 1 red; held in cloth bag with floral pattern.

Description (physical):

Painting bones. Bones | pigment | cloth. L: 3.125 Inches, W: 2.625 Inches.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414
Identifier:
NA.107.27
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Maynard Gallery & Small Game Rifle No. 2 Model 1882

Date:
1882
Creator:
Massachusetts Arms Co., Chicopee Falls, MA, U.S.A.
Description (physical):

Model: Maynard Gallery & Small Game Rifle No. 2 Model 1882. Serial Number: 3999. Firearm. Steel | wood. L: 42 Inches, H: 7 Inches. [top of barrel] W.R.A. Co.; [on left side of receiver:] EDWARD MAYNARD | PATENTEE | MAY 27, 1851 | DEC. 6, 1859 | 1873; [right side of barrel frame] MANUFACTURED BY | MASS. ARMS CO | CHICOPEE FALLS | 1882

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414
Identifier:
1988.8.1059v2
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Pressed Plants

Date:
1989
Creator:
Plains, John Wentzel

Food and Medicines - Ethnobotanicals. Perideridea montana [Yampa, Squawroot, Wild Caraway]. Tall jointed stalk with stems of long, narrow, grass-like leaves. Clusters of tiny white flowers turn into dark seeds. Bulbous root. USES: Roots, eaten raw or cooked, ground and made into cakes. Seeds, poultice for eyes and bruises. (Muriel Sweet) Seed, seasoning or parched and eaten in mush. (Donald Kirk). Collected, pressed and framed.

Description (physical):

Pressed plants. Plant | wood | glass. D: 1 Inches.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414
Identifier:
NA.603.16
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

In the Foothills

Creator:
Bierstadt, Albert

needs photography

Description (physical):

Painting. Oil on paper mounted on canvas. H: 13.75 in, width: 19 in, Frame height: 16.375 in, Frame width: 21.625 in. LR: ABierstadt

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue,Wyoming,Cody,82414
Identifier:
25.60
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Rub Stick

Black, dense, tropical wood rub stick. Two ended tool with center used as hand hold. One end has a broad, flat U-shape and the opposite end has 3 slight U-shapes. Found within 1.69.3655.1 related to entire set.

Description (physical):

Rub stick. Wood. L: 5.375 Inches, W: .875 Inches, H: .25 Inches.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, 82414
Identifier:
1.69.3655.28
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Second Model Single Shot Pistol

Date:
1905-1909
Creator:
Smith and Wesson, Springfield, MA

This firearm has all the distinguishing features of the Smith & Wesson Second Model Single Shot Pistol, but it is outside the serial range (1-4617) for the model. It also has patent dates on the barrel which Flayderman asserts the Second Model does not have. Some of this model used by U.S. Olympic Team between 1905 and 1910. Bright metal trigger, trigger guard and hammer.

Description (physical):

Model: Second Model Single Shot Pistol. Serial Number: 21850. Firearm. Rubber | steel ~ blued. L: 13.5 Inches, H: 5 Inches. Top of barrel: SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS. U.S.A. PATENTED OCT. 8. 01. FEB. 8. 08. SEPT. 14 [left side of barrel:] SMITH & WESSON [right side of barrel:] 22 LONG RIFLE CTG [right side of frame:] (Smith and Wesson logo inside) TRADE/MARK W.R.A. Co. 12-26-13 [forestrap:] 21850 [left side of grip frame:] 1.21 (superscript) K [grip panels:] (Smith & Wesson monograms)

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue,Wyoming,Cody,82414
Identifier:
1988.8.3040v1
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center