Sawed-off shotgun associated with Sam Taran

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Titles Sawed-off shotgun associated with Sam Taran
Description Sawed-off shotgun associated with Sam Taran. The gun was found hidden in a hole in the ceiling of a broom closet in the basement of a house at 1831 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota. The house was a known residence of Sam Taran.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 26 inches length
7 inches height
1 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature shotgun
Materials metal
wood (plant material)
Creation Made by: Massachusetts Arms Company
Made in: Chicopee Falls Neighborhood, Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: Taran, Sam
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Used during: Prohibition--Minnesota.
Used in: Organized crime
Crime and punishment
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Dates Use: 1920 - 1927 (Sam Taran was active in Saint Paul during the 1920s.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2012.163.1 (Accession Number)

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