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Swivel gun

Description: Epoxy cast of swivel cannon in 3 separate parts (called a "verso"); European (possibly Spanish); replica of one found in ship wreck off Padre Island probably from wreckage of 1554, Spanish Fleet disaster; earliest known in Western Hemisphere
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wheelwright's traveler

Description: Iron traveler with wooden handle; used to measure the circumference of a carriage or wagon wheel by rolling it along the rim and then measuring an iron bar of same measurement to make a tire.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wheelwright's traveler

Description: Iron traveler with graduated markings on wheel; used to measure the circumference of a carriage or wagon wheel by rolling it along the rim and then measuring an iron bar of same measurement to make a tire
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Lever scale

Description: 200 pound cotton weight (b-small) and lever scale (a)
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Weight

Description: Round balance scale weight with 2 u-shaped handles; has star on one side
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Weight

Description: Lever scale weight (large pea)
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Bayonet

Description: Stainless steele bayonet with wooden handle; 9 decorative notches on each side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pulley

Description: Iron pulley with wooden housing; for hand drawn well.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Unknown Medical Implement]

Description: One of 21 instruments from surgical and dental instruments collection. This instrument has a small mirror attached.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Unknown Medical Implement]

Description: One of 21 instruments from the surgical and dental instruments collection. This implement looks similar to a pair of pliers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Medical Saw]

Description: One of 21 instruments from the surgical and dental instruments collection. This instrument appears to be a saw with a thin blade and a large handle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Revolver

Description: Single action revolver; marked, "Starr's Patent Jan.15, 1856," "Starr Arms Co., New York" "No. G.11816"
Date: unknown
Creator: Starr Arms Co.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Magnifying glass

Description: Gold magnifying glass; the handle has a mother-of-pearl inlay. This piece is probably recent.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Percussion double barrel rifle

Description: Percussion double barrel rifle with steel or iron and wood stock, brass trigger guard, and wooden ram rod; smooth bore for large caliber
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum