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MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection

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Box MS65.12

Box MS65.13

Box MS65.14

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MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection, 1911-1935 | McCracken Research Library

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection, 1911-1935Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Kornbrath, Rudolph

Extent: 14.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 10/16/1986

Subjects: Colt firearms, Firearms, Kornbrath, Rudolph, Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Languages: English

Collection Historical Note

Rudolph J. Kornbrath began his career in gun engraving at the Ferlach school in Austria in 1904.  He emigrated to the United States in 1910, where he first settled in Cleveland and then Hartford.  In Hartford he was discovered by Colt, Winchester and other manufacturers and by private enthusiasts of the engraved firearm.  He remained active through 1937, when a stroke ended his career.  He died February 23, 1946.

Subject/Index Terms

Colt firearms
Firearms
Kornbrath, Rudolph
Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Acquisition Source: J. Bassett Collection

Acquisition Method: purchase

Preferred Citation: Rudolph Kornbrath Collection, MS 65, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


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