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Gunpowder Measuring Tool
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Details

Object ID 004096

Object Name Gunpowder Measuring Tool

Object Desc A tool used for measuring gunpowder to be used in guns.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004082

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tools

Source

Source Category Donation

Accession Date MAR 31,2016

Credit/Acknowledgement TIm Kroening

Location Room 9, Shelf 8

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tools,gunpowder,guns,firearms,


Title Gunpowder Measuring Tool

Description A tool used for measuring gunpowder to be used in firearms. It has a wooden handle and a metal end cap used for pouring in the gunpowder. The metal end cap says "powder shot" The bottom of the cap for measuring reads "B.G.I. Co." with a patent date of February 25, 1890.

Collector

Approx Collection Date 3/31/16

Height 1

Length 5

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 1

Circumference 2.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker B.G.I. Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY4082

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 31,2016

Summary Very Good

Assessor Luke Frommelt

Notes The wooden handle shows some sign of use, but no stains or major cracking. The metal end cap has some stains on the inside and some minor scratches.


Events

Date APR 8,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 1 from Room 5 - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 8,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 8 from Room 9, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date MAR 31,2016

Notes Donated by Tim on 3/2/16.