Flintlock Rifle with Case and Bullet Mould Made for Colonel Jacob Bates (1746–1836)

Gunsmith: Silas Allen Jr. (American, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, 1785–1868)
Date: ca. 1820
Geography: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Culture: American, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Medium: Steel, silver, brass, wood, silver wire
Dimensions: Rifle (a); L. 55 3/4 in. (141.61 cm); L. of barrel 40 1/2 in. (102.87 cm); Cal. .51 in. (12.7 mm); Wt. 11 lb. 2 oz. (5046 g); bullet mould (c); L. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); Wt. 5.6 oz. (158.8 g)
Classification: Firearms
Credit Line: Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1938
Accession Number: 38.116a–k

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