Historic weapons stolen from Minnesota armory

Authorities seek assistance in locating 100 guns

Dozens of antique guns have been stolen from the Minnesota National Guard armory in Mankato.

A press release from the Guard states that on the evening of Dec. 1, the Mankato Minnesota National Guard Armory was burglarized. Nearly 100 antique and collectible arms were stolen. The firearms were on loan from a local county historical society.

Please review the list below and keep an eye out for any of the guns, some are pretty unique.

If you have any information, please contact the Mankato Minnesota Police Department at 507-387-8780 or your local police department.

Stolen firearms included:
Manufacturer, Type, Model, Cal./Ga., SN/OAN, Notes/Markings/Addn’tl Description/Info

Allen Pepperbox 4 shot percusion .36 cal 421 pepperbox
Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Pepperbox .34 403 5 shot
Allen & Thurber 6 shot .36 cal 634
Allen & Thurber Rifle .38 Centerfire Extra Long NONE
Am. Standard Tool Co. Revolver Rim-Fire .22 43704 7 shot
Bacon Arms Co Pepperbox Cartridge Pepperbox .22 cal rim-fire NONE
Barber & LeFever Shotgun 10 ga 5165 cased, Double barrel
C. Sharpe Pepperbox Pepperbox No. 1 .22 cal rim-fire 1333
Colt Rifle Lightning .22 rim-fire 52525
Colt Revolver Pocket 1849 .31 248530 6 shot single action
Colt Revolver Army .32-20 51157 Double action
Colt Rifle Lightning .32-30 W.C.F or .32 C.L.M.R. 7556
Colt Revolver ? Store Keepers .33 42310 Lightning double action
Colt Revolver Navy 1851 .36 73608 6 shot single action
Colt Revolver Navy 1851 .36 174324 6 shot single action
Colt Semi-auto 1911 Govt .45 C175688 Grips carved in Japanese Style
Colt Revolver Old Line .22 cal 7 shot rim-fire 20375 high hammer variation, single action
Colt Pistol Root Model .28 cal 5 shot 3782
Colt Pistol New Police Model of 1862 .36 cal, 5 shot 18319 single action
Colt Pistol Navy Model of 1861 .36 cal, 6 shot 7774 single action
Colt Derringer No 3 Derringer .41 cal rim fire 2330
Colt Pistol Army Model of 1860 .44 cal , 6 shot 62837 single action
Colt Pistol Army Frontier Model of 1878 .45 cal, 6 shot 674
Continental Arms Co. Pepperbox Pepperbox .22 NONE 5 shot
Cooper Firearms Mfg. Co Revolver .31 cal , 6 shot 13434 double action
Derringer Revolver Rim-Fire .33 435 7 shot
E. Remington Rifle Beal’s Patent .32 rim-fire 728
Ells Revolver 5 shot double action .31 cal NONE made in Pittsburg PA
Evans Rifle New Model .44 Evans Long NONE “corkscrew” magazine in buttstock holds 26 cartridges
Forehand & Wadsworth Revolver New Model 7 shot .22 cal rim-fire 25
French LeBel Military Rifle Model 1907/15 8mm LeBel NONE
Hopkins & Allen Derringer X L derringer .41 cal rim fire 472
Hopkins & Allen ? Revolver Sentinel Rim-Fire .38 3728
Iver Johnson Revolver .32 cal 5 shot 2185 S.&W.
Iver Johnson Revolver Hammerless Revolver .32 cal 5 shot rim-fire 69817
Japanese Machine Gun Model 99 (1939) 7.7mm rimless 18364 mfg at Kokura Arsenal, Japan Nov. 1944, deactivated
Manhattan Firearms Co. Revolver 7 shot .22 cal rim-fire 5954
Manhattan Firearms Co. Revolver Navy .36 8672 5 shot single action
Marlin Rifle 1893 .25-36 259851
Massachusetts Arms Co. Revolver 6 shot .28 cal 944
Mauser Military Rifle Model ’98 .30-06 (converted) 8515 converted to sporting rifle; was 8mm (7.92×57 Mauser)
Merwin & Bray Pistol .32 cal rim fire 760 single shot
Moore Revolver front loader .30 cal 6 shot 17575 teat-fire
National Derringer Derringer .41 cal rim fire 709
Netherlands Military Rifle Model 1871/1888 11x50R or 11mm P352 Sometimes referred to as a Dutch Beaumont; not a .43 Egyptian
Oberndorf Rifle Mauser 9×57 mm 72978 set trigger
Pettingill Revolver Army .44 3180 Civil War Double action
Remington Derringer Elliot .22 2339 5 shot
Remington Revolver Pocket Revolver “New Model” .31 cal, 5 shot 12174
Remington Revolver Rider .32 58 5 shot double action
Remington Revolver Rider .32 8294 5 shot double action
Remington Derringer Elliot ring trigger derringer .32 cal 4 shot rim-fire 41501
Remington Pistol Rider Magazine pistol .32 cal rim fire NONE extra short
Remington Revolver Smoot revolver .38 cal 5 shot rim-fire 822
Remington Derringer Vest Pocket Derringer .41 cal rim fire 281
Remington Revolver New Model .44 93258 6 shot single action
Remington Revolver “New Model” 1874 Army .44 ca; NONE single action
Ross Military Rifle 1905 .303 British NONE sporterised
Savage Rifle Model 19 “NRA Model” .22 rim-fire 38434
Savage Rifle 99 .303 71223 Take-down’ rifle
Sharps Rifle “Old Reliable” .45 158752
Sharps Rifle Model 1863 .52 C37807 used Shards linen cartridge and percussion cap
Sharps Pepperbox No 3 .32 cal 4 shot rim-fire 7121 pepperbox
Sharps & Hankins Derringer Presentation Derringer .30 cal 4 shot rim-fire 96
Sharps & Hankins Pistol .32 cal 4 shot rim-fire 4499 pepperbox
Smith & Wesson Revolver Rim-Fire Model 1 3rd Issue .22 17533 7 shot
Smith & Wesson Revolver Double action 4th model .32 cal 5 shot 160273
Smith & Wesson Pistol Model 1 1/2 “Transition Model” .32 cal 5 shot rim-fire 27788
Smith & Wesson Revolver Model 1 2nd Issue .38 4193 Baby Russian’
Smith & Wesson Revolver? Safety .38 4992 5 shot
Smith & Wesson Revolver 1st Model Schofield .45 cal, 6 shot 475
Spencer Carbine Model 1863 .56 rim-fire 17445 equipped with magazine cut-off of the Stabler patent
Starr Derringer Derringer”Button Trigger” 4 shot .32 cal rim fire NONE
Stevens Pistol Off Hand single shot .22 cal rim-fire 32834
Stevens Rifle Hunter’s Pet .32 rim-fire 4542
United States Rifle Model 1903 .257 Roberts (converted) 273186
United States Rifle Model 1917 .30-06 100811 sporterised
UNK UNK “Universal Double Action” .34 196 Double action
UNK Derringer Philadelphia Derringer .47 cal NONE
UNK Dueling Pistols UNK UNK NONE Cased set/Marked Damas D’acier set triggers
Warner Revolver 1857 model .30 cal 5 shot rim-fire 1834
Whitney Arms Rifle Model 1866 .32-20 WCF 1653
Whitney Arms Co. Revolver Whitneyville Armory reveolver .32 cal 5 shot NONE
Whitney Arms Co. Revolver Navy .36 8351 6 shot single action
Winchester Rifle 65 .218 738566 Bee
Winchester Rifle Model 72 .22 rim-fire NONE
Winchester Rifle Model 94 .30-30 1324646 “Deer Rifle”
Winchester Rifle Model 1894 .38-55 Winchester 43413
Winchester Rifle 1876 .40-60 45732 Loading tool to reload cartridges for Model 1876 Rifle
Winchester Rifle Model 1873 .44-40 176634A “Button Magazine”

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