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Catalog Number 7860-5
Title Shotgun, Double-Barrel, Cartridge, Browning Arms Company
Object Name Shotgun, Double Barrel
Description Over-and-under, double barrel shotgun, 12 guage, breech loading, checkering on wrist and forearm, engraving on lock, butt plate is rubber, all metal parts are iron alloy, civilian, serial #12340 under lever that releases breech
Date 1930s?
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1939
Culture American
Material iron alloy, wood, rubber
Made Browning Arms Company
Place of Origin Belgium
Makers mark right side of barrel: " Made in Belgium-Browning Patents no. 1578638-1578639 other patents applied for," left side of barrel: "Browning Arms Company St. Louis MO 12ga special steel," on left side of lock: "Art Carmody," serial # 12340 under breech release lever; underside of receiver: "Browning Trademark" w/portrait of man inside circle, on butt: "Mershon Co. In. Glendale, Calif. U.S.A. White line de luxe trademarks reg. patents pending"
Used Trenton; Hitchcock County; Nebraska; USA
Height (in) 6
Length (in) 48.5
People Carmody, Arthur J. "Art," 1899-1987
Other Name Shotgun, Browning
History Belonged to Arthur "Art" Carmody, Nebraska State Senator 1941-1955. Former champion of Amateur Trap Shooting Association. A founder of Hitchcock County Historical Society. Past President of NSHS.
Credit line Arthur Carmody Estate, Trenton (Hitchcock), Nebraska
Collection Carmody, Arthur