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Supplement to the Revised Statutes of the State of Wisconsin, 1878, Containing the General Laws from 1879 to 1883, with the Revisers’ Notes to the Statutes of 1878 and Notes to Cases Construing and Applying These and Similar Statutes by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin and the Courts of Other States Page 847, Image 889 (1883) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

Offenses Against Lives and Persons of Individuals. §4397a. (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or use, or have in his possession, for the purpose of exposing for sale or use, any toy pistol, toy revolver, or other toy fire-arm. (2) Any person violating any of the provisions of this act, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by both fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court. § 4397b. (1) It shall be unlawful for any minor, within this state, to go armed with any pistol or revolver, and it shall be the duty of all sheriffs, constables, or other public police officers, to take from any minor any pistol or revolver, found in his possession. (2) It shall be unlawful for any dealer in pistols or revolvers, or any other person to sell, loan or give any pistol or revolver to any minor in this state.