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Toy gun

Object Number: 
ca. 1869
Wood, brass
Overall: 7 1/4 x 27 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 18.4 x 69.8 x 4.4 cm )
impressed: in wood near top of handle: "PATD JAN./12, 1869" carved: into wood near top of handle: "J. D."
Blowgun with flat wooden handle, brass barrel and brass mouthpiece that projects at an angle from side of handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jonathan Dwight
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group