Underhammer Pistol By Gibbs, Tiffany & Co., Sturbridge, Massachusetts

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Underhammer Pistol By Gibbs, Tiffany & Co., Sturbridge, Massachusetts

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Title:  

Underhammer Pistol By Gibbs, Tiffany & Co., Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Date:
circa 1830-1840
Creator:
Gibbs, Tiffany & Co., Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Content Description: 

Stocked with very curly maple, the flat top of the barrel is stamped "E. HUTCHINGS & CO/AGENTS BALTO" [Baltimore] and the top strap behind the barrel is stamped "GIBBS TIFFANY & CO./STURBRIDGE, MASS." with an eagle with one wing folded. The left flat is stamped "CAST STEEL" and the bottom flat has serial # 184. Some traces of the original heat blue and varnish remain. This pistol is in sound condition in every way. It is unusually big for so small a bore (.30 caliber).

Physical Description: 

Iron/steel, figured maple. Length - 12 1/4"; Half octagon barrel length - 8 1/16"; Octagon section - 2 7/8"; About .30 caliber.

Location:
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Massachusetts,Sturbridge,01566
Identifier:
01/30/49
credits:
Collection of Old Sturbridge Village

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