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

Silas Allen Jr.
(American, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, 1785–1868)

Date: ca. 1820
Geography: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Culture: American, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Medium: Engraved steel, silver, brass; wood, inlaid with silver wire
Dimensions: L. of rifle, 55 3/4 in. (141.61 cm); L. of barrel 40 1/2 in. (102.87 cm); Cal., .5 in. (12.7 mm); Wt. of rifle 11 lb. 2 oz. (5046 g)
Classification: Firearms
Credit Line: Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1938
Accession Number: 38.116a–c

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