U.S. Coast Guard Line-Throwing Gun (Flair Gun)
Overall: 37 in. ( 94 cm )
Brass whaling gun; breech-loading with skeleton stock; barrel tips downward to load; stamped marks at breech end of barrel, frame, breech, trigger guard, and wrist.
Gift of the U.S. Coast Guard Supply Center
stamped: wrist, left frame, and breech end of barrel: "E. PIERCE"
stamped: breech, right and bottom frames, trigger guard: "3"
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