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Shotgun made by Frank Novotny
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.
Content Category: artifacts
5 inches height (at buttplate)
45 inches width (buttplate to muzzle)
wood (plant material)
Manufacturer: Novotny, Frank
Retailed in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Owned/used by: Shepard, David C.
Shooting--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Creation: Approximately 1873 - Approximately 1920
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2015.50.1 (Accession Number)