Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCGUN1319

Category: Musket

Region: Plains

Tribe: Assiniboine

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Wood, iron, flint, brass tacks.

Description: Serpent flintlock with the sitting fox mark on the lock denoting the John Jacob Astor Co. The stock has been Indian shortened and 162 brass tacks decorate the wood.

Dimensions: Length 46 inches


Charlie Hanson, Museum of the Fur Trade


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 29

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