Daisy Pop Gun

Description
Physical Description
Wooden toy gun.
General History
World War II brought hard times for Daisy, as it did for many other United States companies. With steel no longer available for domestic use, Daisy was forced to make wooden pop guns. The steel that had made the BB gun was now used by Daisy to make 37-mm canisters for the war effort.
Object Name
gun, toy
maker
Daisy Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 30 in x 1 in; 13.97 cm x 76.2 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States
ID Number
AF*84663M
catalog number
84663M
accession number
1978.1028
catalog number
1978.1028.18
subject
Children
related event
World War II
The Great Depression and World War II
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Exhibition
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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