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Gun handle

Object Number: 
1909.43b
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 13 x 3 3/4 in. ( 30.5 x 33 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: near base of handle: "FUEGO" and "3189"
Description: 
Iron handle for mounted gun; cylindrical grip at one end, S-curved handle, and gear with cogs at opposite end.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this gun was taken from one of the Spanish fleet sunk at Manila in the Philippine Islands in 1898.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Archer M. Huntington
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group