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This hammer from a caplock gun was recovered from an Early Ceramic village with a historic period presence in Elk County. The caplock gun hammer replaced the flintlock firing system . The hammer struck a percussion cap and set off a charge. This artifact was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1975.

Date: 1820-1869

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Item Number: 457201
Call Number: 14EK301 1975.103.01 Carr donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457201

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