Outlaw Bill Cook's Gun

revolver owned by outlaw Bill Cook
Revolver Owned by Outlaw Bill Cook

Collection of FOSM


Model 1880 Double Action Revolver
38 Caliber Five Shot
Hard rubber grips with sunflower and vine design
Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson
Worcester, Mass. Pat'd January 1880.

This gun was recovered by Dew Wisdom, an Indian agent in Indian Territory, after it was thrown down by outlaw Bill Cook during a running gun battle. Approximately 4,000 revolvers of this type were manufactured from 1880-1883.

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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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