Parker guns in collections, at auction, and in expositions

Parker, Snow & Co. musket
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A. Parker gun designs in collections (by year)


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= completely offline


1860s

c. 1861 - musket

Parker Snow & Company. (c. 1861). Musket, .58-caliber, breech-loading conversion. Object no. H 10837. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03031).

1863 - rifle

Parker, Snow & Co. (1863). Rifle. Steel, wood. (Accession no. 42.1063. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02687.)

c. 1865 - musket

Parker Snow & Company. (c. 1865). Musket, breech-loading, .58-caliber. (Object no. H 10828. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03030).

1866 - breech loading, double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (1866). Breech loading, double barrel shotgun. (Cat. no. 7570-3. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02564-65).

1866 - double-barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (1866). Shotgun, double-barrel. (Viewed 30 June 2018). (Object no. H 84390. Viewed 30 June 2018. A03016).


1870s

1875 - double-barreled shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1875). Double-barreled shotgun. (Object no. SJF.03112. Viewed 5 August 2017. A02802.)

1875-85 - 12-gauge, double barrel, breech-loading shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1875-85). 12-gauge, double barrel, breech-loading shotgun. (Object ID no. MC.PROP.116. Viewed 5 August 2018. H00341).

patented 1878 - double-barreled shotgun

Parker Brothers. (patented 1878). Double-barreled shotgun. (Viewed 16 July 2018. G02790-91).


1880s

1885-90 - double-barreled, 10 gauge shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1885-90). Double-barreled, 10 gauge shotgun (serial no. 32820). Steel, walnut. (Cat. no. 91.0004.0001. Viewed 8 July 2018. G02393).

1880s - breech loading, double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (1880s). Breech loading, double barrel shotgun (serial no. 02523). (Cat. no. 8241-642. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02566-67).


1910s

1915 - VH grade sawed off shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1915). Parker VH grade sawed off shotgun (double trigger, double barreled, side by side 20 gauge shotgun). (Object no. 1996.241.4. Viewed 29 June 2018. A03014).



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1920s

c. 1925 - 20 gauge double barreled shotgun

Parker Brothers. (c. 1925). 20 gauge double barreled shotgun. Steel (alloy), wood. (Accession no. 72.146.72. Viewed 24 May 2016. B00201.)


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n. d. - shot measure

Parker Bros. (undated). Shot measure. Brass. (Object no. 1934.139.10. Viewed 11 July 2018. G02549).

n. d. - press, cartridge case

Parker Brothers. (undated). Press, cartridge case. Wood, metal. (Cat. no. A-2138-009 ab. Viewed 4 September 2017. G00155.)

n. d. - double barrel shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). Double barrel shotgun (serial no. 140837). (Object ID no. 1989.16.1. Viewed 12 July 2018. G02642).

n. d. - powder measure

Parker Bros. (undated). Powder measure. (Cat. no. 19-84. Viewed 8 July 2018. G02392).




B. Parker gun designs at leading auction houses


1860s

c. 1866 - rifle

Parker, Snow & Co. (c. 1866). Rifle. (Viewed 20 July 2016. A01068.)


1880s

1886 - 12 gauge Parker Grade 2 hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1886). 12 gauge Parker Grade 2 hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 47221). (Viewed 14 July 2019. H01061).


1890s

1890 - 16 gauge Parker Brothers DH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1890). 16 gauge Parker Brothers DH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 63301). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01005).

1892 - 12 gauge GH grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1892). 12 gauge GH grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 72310). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01015).

1892 - 12 gauge GH grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1892). 12 gauge GH grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 72310). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01012).

1894 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers CH Grade boxlock shotgun with extra set of factory barrels

Parker Bros. (1894). 12 gauge Parker Brothers CH Grade boxlock shotgun with extra set of factory barrels [serial no. 789338(?)]. (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01193).

1897 - 20 gauge Parker Brothers DH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1897). 20 gauge Parker Brothers DH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 88274). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01001).

1899 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers GH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1899). 12 gauge Parker Brothers GH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 92274). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01022).


1900s

1900 - 12 gauge VH Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1900). 12 gauge VH Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 95799). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01195).

1900 - 12 gauge VH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1900). 12 gauge VH Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 95799). (Viewed 9 July 2019. F01159).

1900 - 16 gauge Parker GH Grade shotgun

Parker Bros. (1900). 16 gauge Parker GH Grade shotgun (serial no. 97372). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01031).

c. 1902 - 16 gauge Trojan grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Bros. (c. 1902). 16 gauge Trojan grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 169495). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01194).

1905 - 12 gauge A-1 Special Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun two barrel set

Parker Brothers. (1905). 12 gauge A-1 Special Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun two barrel set (serial no. 137485). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01006).

1907 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers DHE Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1907). 12 gauge Parker Brothers DHE Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 142155). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01002).

1908 - 16 gauge Parker DHE grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Bros. (1908). 16 gauge Parker DHE grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 149395). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01033).

1908 - 16 gauge Parker DHE grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Bros. (1908). 16 gauge Parker DHE grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 149395). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01027).

1908-09 - 20 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1908-09). 20 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 150313). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01016).


1910s

1910 - 12 gauge DHE grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1910). 12 gauge DHE grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. N153442). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01196).

1911 - 28 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1911). 28 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 155371). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01003).

1911 - 12 gauge AAHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1911). 12 gauge AAHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 157827). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01197).

1912 - 20 gauge Parker DHE Grade shotgun

Parker Bros. (1912). 20 gauge Parker DHE Grade shotgun (Serial no. 159911). (Viewed 12 June 2019. H01029).

1915 - 20 gauge Parker Brothers DHE grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1915). 20 gauge Parker Brothers DHE grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 171353). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01199).

1916 - 20 gauge Parker Brothers VHE Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1916). 20 gauge Parker Brothers VHE Grade boxlock shotgun (with hang tag and factory letter) (serial no. 172720). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01008).

1916 - 12 gauge VHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1916). 12 gauge VHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 175243). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01198).


1920s

1922 - 20 gauge GH gradedouble barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (1922). 20 gauge Parker GH grade double barrel shotgun (serial no. 199907). (Viewed 9 July 2019. F01157).

1924 - 12 gauge CHE Grade boxlock trap shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1924). 12 gauge CHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock trap shotgun (serial no. 213193). (Viewed 9 July 2019. F01158).

1925 - 12 gauge VHE grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1925). 12 gauge VHE grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 212451). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01009).

1925 - 12 gauge VH grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1925). 12 gauge VH grade Parker Brothers boxlock shotgun (serial no. 213534). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01014).

1926 - 20-gauge and 16-gauge A1 special single trigger ejector guns

Parker Brothers. (1926). 20-gauge and 16-gauge A1 special single trigger ejector guns (serial no. 220139). Gold inlay and other materials. (Viewed 24 May 2016. D00147.)

1927 - 20 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1927). 20 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 222328). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01004).

1928 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1928). 12 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 224992). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01199).

1928 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1928). 12 gauge Parker Brothers VH Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 224992). (Viewed 9 July 2019. F01160).

1929 - 16 gauge DHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock ejector shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1929). 16 gauge DHE Grade Parker Brothers boxlock ejector shotgun [serial no. 23213(?); with original invoice, hang tags and catalog]. (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01007).


1930s

1930 - VHE boxlock shotgun action with two sets of 20 gauge barrels

Parker Brothers. (1930). VHE boxlock shotgun action with two sets of 20 gauge barrels (serial no. 234228). (Viewed 12 June 2019. H01024).

1935 - 20-gauge Parker VHE double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (1935). 20-gauge Parker VHE double barrel shotgun (serial no. 237769). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01043).

1935 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers VHE Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1935). 12 gauge Parker Brothers VHE Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 238076). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01023).

1936 - 20 gauge Parker Brothers Trojan grade double barrel shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1936). 20 gauge Parker Brothers Trojan grade double barrel shotgun (serial no. 238692). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01048).

1937 - 12 gauge Parker Brothers GHE Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (1937). 12 gauge Parker Brothers GHE Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 240873). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01200).


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n. d. - Parker guns at auction

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> Guns in this category are listed by serial number, first those with photos on the auction webpage, then those without.

n. d. - 10 gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 10 gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 3516). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01042).

n. d. - 10 gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 10 gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 3516). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01037).

n. d. - 12 Gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 Gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 4054). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01040).

n. d. - 12 Gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 Gauge Parker underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 4054). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01034).

n. d. - early 10 gauge Parker grade 2 underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). Early 10 gauge Parker grade 2 underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 4321). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01039).

n. d. - early 10 gauge Parker grade 2 underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). Early 10 gauge Parker grade 2 underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 4321). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01035).

n. d. - early 10 gauge Parker grade 2 underlever hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). Early 10 gauge Parker grade 2 underlever hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 4321). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01021).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Brothers hammer gun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Brothers hammer gun (serial no. 26327). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01010).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Brothers hammer shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Brothers hammer shotgun (serial no. 33632). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01011).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Grade 1 hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Grade 1 hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 38737). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01036).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Grade 1 hammer double barrel shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Grade 1 hammer double barrel shotgun (serial no. 38737). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01020).

n. d. - 10 gauge Parker Brothers hammer shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 10 gauge Parker Brothers hammer shotgun (serial no. 46824). (Viewed 12 June 2019. H01018).

n. d. - double barrel hammer shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). Double barrel hammer shotgun (serial no. 49447). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01013).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Brothers GH Grade double barrel boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Brothers GH Grade double barrel boxlock shotgun (serial no. 57684). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01051).

n. d. - 10 gauge Parker Brothers hammer shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 10 gauge Parker Brothers hammer shotgun (serial no. 67364). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01017).

n. d. - 10 gauge Parker Brothers GH grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 10 gauge Parker Brothers GH grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 79709). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01032).

n. d. - 12-bore boxlock non-ejector gun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12-bore boxlock non-ejector gun (serial no. 85055). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01192).

n. d. - 12-bore boxlock non-ejector gun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 12-bore boxlock non-ejector gun (serial no. 105595). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01025).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker BHE Grade double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker BHE Grade double barrel shotgun (serial no. 132016). (Viewed 13 June 2019. H01052).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker BHE Grade double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker BHE Grade double barrel shotgun (serial no. 132016). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01041).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker DHE Grade boxlock shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker DHE Grade boxlock shotgun (serial no. 137721). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01030).

n. d. - 20 gauge Parker VH Grade shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 20 gauge Parker VH Grade shotgun (serial no. 148249). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01028).

n. d. - 20 gauge Parker Trojan grade double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 20 gauge Parker Trojan grade double barrel shotgun (serial no. 166360). (Viewed 13 June 2019. H01053).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Bros. VHE double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Bros. VHE double barrel shotgun (serial no. 202097). (Viewed 12 July 2019. H01026).

n. d. - 20 gauge Parker Brothers VH double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 20 gauge Parker Brothers VH double barrel shotgun (serial no. 204282). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01047).

n. d. - 16 gauge Parker Brothers DHE grade double barrel boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 16 gauge Parker Brothers DHE grade double barrel boxlock shotgun (serial no. 206347). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01049).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker DHE double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker DHE double barrel shotgun (serial no. 208332). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01038).

n. d. - 20-bore (2 3/4 in.) boxlock ejector gun by Parker Bros

Parker Bros. (undated). 20-bore (2 3/4 in.) boxlock ejector gun by Parker Bros (serial no 213884). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01044).

n. d. - 20 gauge Parker Brothers VHE grade double barrel shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 20 gauge Parker Brothers VHE grade double barrel shotgun (serial no. 238215). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01046).

n. d. - 28 gauge Parker Brothers GHE double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 28 gauge Parker Brothers GHE double barrel shotgun (serial no. 239736). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01045).

n. d. - 20 gauge Parker Brothers VHE grade double barrel boxlock shotgun

Parker Brothers. (undated). 20 gauge Parker Brothers VHE grade double barrel boxlock shotgun (serial no. 240163). (Viewed 13 July 2019. H01049).

n. d. - 12 gauge Parker Bros. DHE Trap double barrel shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 gauge Parker Bros. DHE Trap double barrel shotgun (serial no. 241058). (Viewed 13 June 2019. H01054).



n. d. - 28 Gauge Parker GH Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 28 Gauge Parker GH Grade Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 118940). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01183).

n. d. - 20 Gauge Parker VHE Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 20 Gauge Parker VHE Grade Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 149665). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01184).

n. d. - 12 Gauge Parker VH Try-gun Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 Gauge Parker VH Try-gun Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 173258). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01189).

n. d. - 20 Gauge Parker PHE Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 20 Gauge Parker PHE Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 188910). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01185).

n. d. - 20 Gauge Parker VHE Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 20 Gauge Parker VHE Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 190947). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01187).

n. d. - 10 Gauge Parker CHE Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 10 Gauge Parker CHE Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 191348). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01188).

- Customized 12 Gauge Parker CHE Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). Customized 12 Gauge Parker CHE Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 191484). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01190).

n. d. - 12 Gauge Parker DHE Trap Model Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). 12 Gauge Parker DHE Trap Model Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 212886). (Viewed 11 July 2019. F01186).

n. d. - .410 Parker VH Double Barrel Shotgun

Parker Bros. (undated). .410 Parker VH Double Barrel Shotgun (serial no. 222924). (Viewed 12 July 2019. F01191).




C. Parker gun designs in expositions


1860s

1869 - American Institute Fair, New York

8 September - 30 October 1869. American Institute Fair, New York.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Parker Brothers, award "for power presses. First media and diploma"; and award "for shot guns. First media and diploma".


1870s

1871 - Texas State Fair

1871, dates unknown. Texas State Fair, specific location unknown.

> Parker Brothers guns exhibited, silver medal awarded.

1871 - Delaware County Fair, Iowa

1871, dates unknown. Delaware County Fair, Iowa.

> Parker Brothers guns exhibited, First Premium awarded.

1873 - Texas State Fair

1873, dates unknown. Texas State Fair, specific location unknown.

> Parker Brothers guns exhibited, silver medal awarded.

1876 - Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia

10 May - 10 November 1876. Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia.

> Unspecified gun designs exhibited by Parker Bros.


1880s

1880-81 - Melbourne International Exhibition 1880, Australia

1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881. Melbourne International Exhibition 1880, Australia.

> Unspecified Parkers Bros. guns exhibited.

1881 - Meriden Town Hall exhibition

20-23 September 1881. Meriden Town Hall display, Connecticut State Fair, Meriden, CT.

> Exhibited unspecified designs by Parker Bros.

1884 - Parker Bros. in Meriden Town Hall, CT State Fair

16-19 September 1884. Meriden Town Hall display, Connecticut State Fair, Meriden, CT.

> Exhibited by Parker Bros., "a fine case of their famous shotguns of the latest and most improved style".

1889 - Parker Bros. in Meriden opera house exhibition

10 October 1889. Exposition at Delavan Opera House, Meriden, on the occasion of the visit of the International American Congress.

> Exhibited Parker Bros., 30 breechloading guns.


1890s

1893 - World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago

1 May - 30 October 1893. World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

> Unspecified Parker Bros. guns exhibited.

1895 - Sportsmen’s Exposition, New York

13-18 May 1895. First Annual Sportsmen’s Exposition at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Parker Bros.

1896 - Sportsmen’s Exposition, New York

16 May - c. 22 May 1896. Second Annual Sportsmen’s Exposition at Madison Square Garden, New York.

> Exhibited unspecified firearms designs by Parker Bros.

1897 - Sportsmen’s Exposition, New York

13 March - c. 18 March 1897. Third Annual Sportsmen’s Exposition at Madison Square Garden, New York.

> Exhibited by Parker Bros. "eighty guns... in gauges they are from 8 to 20..."

1898 - New England’s Sportsmen’s Exposition

12 March - c. 25 March 1898. New England’s Sportsmen’s Exposition at Mechanics’ Hall, Boston, Massachusetts.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Parker Bros. (guns).

1899 - Sportsmen’s Exposition, New York

c. 11 March 1899. Fifth Annual Sportsmen’s Exposition at Madison Square Garden, New York.

> Exhibited by Parker Bros., "a full range of the shotguns which they manufacture".


1900s

1903 - Tri-State Automobile and Sportsmen’s Show

9 - 14 February 1903. Tri-State Automobile and Sportsmen’s Show, Light Guard Armory, Detroit, Michigan.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Parker Bros. (guns).


1970s

1973 - Eastern States Exposition

14 - 23 September 1973. Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA.

> Exhibited by Charles Parker Co., "the oldest manufacturing company in Connecticut", "an historical display of products dating from the company’s founding in 1832. Included will be nineteenth century spectacles, coffee mills, sewing birds, clocks, lighting fixtures, cremation urns and *Civil War rifles manufactured for the Kentucky militia and the U. S. Army*. A series of period photographs and catalogues depicting the evolution of Parker Company products will bring visitors up to date for a display of Parker products currently manufactured in Connecticut."



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