PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
Rifle/Shotgun

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Description Swivel Barrel Muzzleloader with a smooth barrel over a rifled barrel, extensive silver inlay ornamentation and
engraved designs on metal components, hammer decorated like fish. Marked: C. Baker. Is missing 1 ramrod.

The two barrels on this Swivel Barrel Muzzleloader rotate, allowing a person two shots; this was a great benefit when hunting. One barrel is rifled and the other is smoothbore. The German silver (nickel) adornment and curly maple stock made this an expensive firearm.

Dimensions L-47.5 inches
Year Range from 1840
Year range to 1850
Made Baker, C.
Material Wood/Metal
Makers mark C. Baker
Object ID 800-41-T1
Object Name Rifle/Shotgun
People Baker, C.
Related Publications Oshkosh Public Museum Newsletter, Spring 2003.
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