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Cody Firearms Museum

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engraver and gold inlay: John Kusmit

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Accession Number: 1988.8.7

Date : 1960

Gloss: Made for presentation to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1960.

Dimensions: overall length: 38 in, Barrel length: 20 in, H: 7 in

Credit Line: Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection

Remarks: This Model 1894 lever action carbine was especially finished to commemorate serial number 2,500,000 in the Model 1894 production line. Engraved and gold inlaid by master John Kusmit, its embellishment is based on the style no. 2 of the "Highly Finished Arms" catalog of 1897. No written record.

Inscription: (bottom of receiver, front:) 2500000 BBL: WINCHESTER-TRADEMARK- MADE IN U.S.A. MODEL 94. 30-30 WIN. WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL. TANG: WINCHESTER (IN GOLD)

Synopsis: firearm- carbine- Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT- engraver and gold inlay: John Kusmit- inlay- steel- walnut- engraving- checkered- carving- sporting- deer- bear- (bottom of receiver, front:) 2500000 BBL: WINCHESTER-TRADEMARK- MADE IN U.S.A. MODEL 94. 30-30 WIN. WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL. TANG: WINCHESTER (IN GOLD)- Winchester Model 1894- .30-30- 2500000- This Model 1894 lever action carbine was especially finished to commemorate serial number 2,500,000 in the Model 1894 production line. Engraved and gold inlaid by master John Kusmit, its embellishment is based on the style no. 2 of the "Highly Finished Arms" catalog of 1897. No written record.

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