Shotgun made by Frank Novotny

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Titles Shotgun made by Frank Novotny
Description 12-gauge double-barreled side-by-side shotgun made by Frank Novotny of Saint Paul, Minnesota. The gun has damascus barrels, a double trigger, and a pistol grip stock that is checkered at the grip and fore end. It was owned and used by engineer D. C. Shepard, an associate of James J. Hill who sited the construction of rail lines including the Great Northern and Canadian Pacific.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 inches height (at buttplate)
45 inches width (buttplate to muzzle)
Nomenclature shotgun
Materials steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Creation Manufacturer: Novotny, Frank
Retailed in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Shepard, David C.
Shooting--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Dates Creation: Approximately 1873 - Approximately 1920
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2015.50.1 (Accession Number)

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