Bachner Brothers Schuetzen rifle

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Description Single shot percussion Schuetzen rifle. A Schuetzen rifle is a single-shot target rifle commonly used by competition shooters from 1875 to 1945. This rifle has a heavy octagonal steel barrel and walnut half stock decorated with brass nails and checkering at the wrist, an inlaid brass dog, and a carved fore end cap. It also has an elaborate locking system, a double-set trigger, and a Swiss style butt plate. Made by Bachner Brothers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 Each item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 40 1/2 inches length (overall)
24 1/4 inches length (barrel)
7 inches width
2 inches depth
Nomenclature Rifle (long gun)
Creation Made by: Bachner Brothers
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1867 - Not later than 1885

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2008.31.3

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