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Cowboy in Africa Gun Set
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Details

Object ID 001013

Object Name Cowboy in Africa Gun Set

Object Desc This comes with two guns, two of which are in a brown leather holster which reads "Cowboy in Africa". The guns each have white mock-ivory handles engraved with animals. The barrel of the guns are decorated in leafy fashions.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000888a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Hallway Shelf 2

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords toys,Cowboy in Africa,Mattel Inc.,holsters,pistols,guns,


Title Cowboy in Africa gun set

Description The Cowboy in Africa gun set comes with a holster for the two guns, that is brown faux- leather. It has a big fake gold belt buckle, and each gun holder has "Cowboy in Africa" written on it. It also has fringe hanging from the bottom of each holder. Each gun has an ivory handle with a gazelle on it. Both guns also read "Fanner" "50" and "Mattel Inc. Toy Makers"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 11

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details CMY888 a and b (toy guns) measure at 5" high, 11" long and 1.25" across. CMY888c (holster) measures at 30" around and 10" deep.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mattel Inc.

Maker Details The company was founded in 1945 by Harold "Matt" Matson and Elliot Handler. Handler's wife, Ruth Handler, later became president, and she is credited with establishing the Barbie product line for the company in 1959.After the release of the Barbie doll, Mattel revolutionized the toy industry with its talking dolls and toys.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY888a-c

Description

Conditions

Date OCT 16,2013

Summary Excellent

Assessor Emily Piekarz

Notes Both the holster and the guns are in excellent condition. functioning and well cared for.


Events

Date OCT 17,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway shelf from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 1 from Hallway shelf - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 2 from Hallway Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes