Harrington & Richardson Line Throwing Gun, Worcester, Massachusetts, 20th century, serial number FR4084, .45-70 blank caliber, blued smooth bore barrel intended to accept a brass projectile for throwing a line, the muzzle mounted with a tin can containing coiled rope, top of barrel marked "BRIDGER 45-70," walnut stock marked "BRIDGER/NAVAL CO.," left side of receiver with Harrington & Richardson address information and marked "RE=ENFORCED BREECH," includes a second rope can and eight brass line throwing projectiles, barrel lg. 14 1/4, overall lg. 29 1/2 in.
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