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1988.8.120
British | firearm | bolt act...
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1988.8.120 | ca. 1913 | L: 45.75 in, Barrel length: 25.5 in, H: 9.25 in | With the outbreak of World War I, the Winchester firm contracted with the British government to produce the Enfield Pattern Number 14 military rifle. These were chambered only for the .303 British Mark VI Round Nose and the .303 British Mark VII pointed bullet cartridges. Discontinued in 1917, approximately 245,866 were produced. | PR receiver/844/behind trigger/[proofmark]/V5/E/ | Pattern 13 | .303 British | 844 | 1988.8.120v1.jpg | 1988.8.120v2.jpg | 1988.8.120.JPG | firearm | bolt action | open | military type with barrel cover | barrel | military type | british enfield | stock | repeating | sights | walnut | round | rifle | military | British

1988.8.107
Burton, F.F. | Winchester Re...
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1988.8.107 | ca. 1917 | L: 46.125 in, Barrel length: 26.875 in, H: 8.5 in | This prototype, U.S. Enfield rifle was submitted for government consideration at the New York conference of April 30, 1917. | front of receiver/W/ | Model 1917 | .30-06 | W | 1988.8.107v1.jpg | 1988.8.107v2.jpg | firearm | bolt action | prototype enfield | magazine-fed | rifle | military | Burton, F.F. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.141
American | Page, L.H. & Sorr...
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1988.8.141 | ca. 1917 | L: 43.5 in, Barrel length: 27.875 in, H: 8.75 in | This Winchester experimental sample, designed by L.H. Page and W.J. Sorrow, is a reproduction from Springfield stock. It is a forerunner of the Model 52. | PL barrel/22 LONG R/ | Model 1904 | .22 LR | none | 1988.8.141v1.jpg | 1988.8.141v2.jpg | firearm | bolt action | finish | single shot | rear sight | blued | boy's | krag | experimental | musket | military | American | Page, L.H. & Sorrow, W.J. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.294
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.294 | L: 47.625 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Lee"Straight Pull" bolt action design was patented by James Paris Lee as a military arm. Winchester purchased production rights for the rifle and cartridge clip, and manufactured musket style arms for the U.S. Navy and limited numbers of sporting rifles. The military pattern was known as the U.S. Navy Rifle, Model 1895, caliber 6mm or .236 C.F. Many of these arms were use in the Spanish-American War. Very few Lee arms were made in sporting pattern. Factory records indicate that this Winchester musket incorporates a special extractor designed by William Mason. Location of this safety lever also appears to be a variation on the previous design. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Model Lee Musket | .236 | 1988.8.294v1.jpg | 1988.8.294v2.jpg | firearm | blade | front sight | full length | blued | integrated box | musket | finish | bolt action | magazine | bayonet mount | with trap | repeating | slotted | receiver in the white | rear sight | sling swivel | mounted on left side of trigger guard | buttplate | semi-pistol grip | stack swivel | stock | steel | handguard | military | missing | slide safety | walnut | musket | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.109
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.109 | ca. 1918 | L: 46.5 in, Barrel length: 26.625 in, H: 9.75 in | When the United States entered World War I in 1917, it was imperative that large quantities of rifles for U.S. troops be obtained in the shortest possible time. Winchester had no special equipment for the production of the United States standard service rifle, so the company purchased from the British Government the equipment that had previously been used to produce the British Enfield Pattern No. 14 Rifle. Changes were made in the equipment to adapt the rifle for handling the United States Service, 30-06 Springfield, ammunition. The name of the pattern was changed to the United States Rifle, Caliber 30, Model of 1917. At the factory this rifle was known as the G17R and also as the Winchester M/17 Rifle. The first delivery of a few sample M/17 rifles was made in May 1917 and the first quantity production in August 1917. The company presented a Model 1917 rifle of Winchester manufacture to President Woodrow Wilson on January 18, 1919 (Barnes: 1980). | front of receiver/U.S./MODEL OF 1917/WINCHESTER/155818/end of barrel/W/(trademark)/2-18/bolt neck/SN/W | Winchester catalog indicates accompanying bayonet and scabbard rifle. | Model 1917 | .30-06 | 155818 | 1988.8.109v1.jpg | 1988.8.109v2.jpg | firearm | regular issue | bolt action | Enfield | rifle | military | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.295
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.295 | 1898 | L: 47.625 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Lee "Straight Pull" bolt action design was patented by James Paris Lee as a military arm. Winchester purchased production rights for the rifle and cartridge clip, and manufactured musket style arms for the U.S. Navy and limited numbers of sporting rifles. The military pattern was known as the U.S. Navy Rifle, Model 1895, caliber 6mm or .236 C.F. Many of these arms were use in the Spanish-American War. Very few Lee arms were made in sporting pattern. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges. | top receiver | 11101 | left side receiver | -MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO.- | NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. PAT. OCT. 10. 93. JAN. 30. 94. OCT. 8. 95./ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Brass cleaning brush on cord, wrapped in tissue, is in buttplate. This musket is typical of those supplied to the U.S. Navy beginning in 1895. | Model Lee Musket | .236 | 11101 | 1988.8.295v1.jpg | 1988.8.295v2.jpg | firearm | integrated box | full length | front sight | magazine | buttplate | rounded semi-pistol grip | open | finish | musket | blued | stock | bolt action | walnut | repeating | sling swivels | with trap | inset blade | steel | military | rear sight | musket | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.117
Johnson, Thomas Crossley | W...
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1988.8.117 | ca. 1915 | L: 43.875 in, Barrel length: 22.875 in, H: 8.25 in | The Model 54 was the first Winchester bolt action, repeating rifle designed for heavy, high velocity ammunition. A new cartridge, the .270 Winchester, was developed in concert with the rifle design. In all, this rifle was chambered for .270 Winchester, .30 Govt. 06, .30/30 W.C.F., 7mm, 7.65mm, 250-3000 Savage, .22 Hornet, .220 Swift and .275 Roberts. The manufacture of this model was discontinued in 1936; 50,145 were made. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges (detachable box magazine). This Winchester experimental sample was originally made as a sporting rifle and later changed to musket form. | top of receiver/.30 GOV' 06/ | Model A | .30-06 | none | 1988.8.117.JPG | 1988.8.117v1.jpg | 1988.8.117v2.jpg | firearm | barrel | experimental | repeating | two band fastened | full | finish | blued | round barrel | takedown | with bayonet lug | bolt action | stock | musket | military | rifle | Johnson, Thomas Crossley | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.106
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.106 | ca. 1917 | L: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 26.875 in, H: 9 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | neck of bolt/9/front of receiver/7M.M./ | Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | D | 7mm Spanish | none | 1988.8.106.JPG | 1988.8.106v1.jpg | 1988.8.106v2.jpg | firearm | experimental | round barrel | full military type | barrel | bolt action | Enfield | rifle | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.337
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.337 | ca. 1965 | L: 39.75 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 6 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This is the only Model 325 ever made; it is a .22 magnum version of the Model 320. Although R&D records date this rifle ca. 1965, production records place it around 1971. | Winchester R & D label on left side of stock. Masking tape label on right buttstock. no written record for this firearm | 1988.8.337v1.jpg | 1988.8.337v2.jpg | firearm | semi-automatic | rifle | barrel | one-piece walnut | varnished | round barrel | front sight | magazine | stock | receiver matted and grooved for scope mounts | semi-pistol grip | plastic buttplate | blued overall, except parts of bolt which are white | adjustable v notch | prototype | finish | rear sight | sling swivels attached | bolt action | detachable clip | sporting | monte carlo profile | serrated trigger | ramp/bead (hood missing) | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.116
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.116 | ca. 1914 | L: 46.125 in, Barrel length: 25.375 in, H: 9.25 in | With the outbreak of World War I, the Winchester firm contracted with the British government to produce the Enfield Pattern Number 14 military rifle. These were chambered only for the .303 British Mark VI Round Nose and the .303 British Mark VII pointed bullet cartridges. Discontinued in 1917, approximately 245,866 were produced. | bolt handle slot/7/PR stock/T/[Winchester proofmark]/PATT. 14 | Evidence of Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | Pattern 14 | .303 British | none | 1988.8.116v1.jpg | 1988.8.116v2.jpg | 1988.8.116.JPG | firearm | stationary box | extensively cutaway on left side to demonstrate internal mechanism and construction | oiled | one-piece walnut | barrel | blued overall | blade with protective wings | stock | rear sight | with barrel cover | round barrel | bolt action | finish | front sight | tapered | magazine | adjustable flip-up peep | military | cutaway | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.111
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.111 | ca. 1915 | L: 43.5 in, Barrel length: 21.5 in, H: 9.25 in | Two of these experimental Model B repeating rifles were made - this one is a musket; the other is a sporting rifle. (See 1988.8.110) | Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | Model B | .30-06 Springfield | none | 1988.8.111v1.jpg | 1988.8.111v2.jpg | 1988.8.111.JPG | firearm | extension screwed on | repeating | experimental model | barrel | bolt action | round barrel | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.194
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.194 | ca. 1877 | L: 51.5 in, Barrel length: 31.25 in, H: 8 in | The Hotchkiss magazine musket was invented by Benjamin Hotchkiss, an American living in Paris, France. In 1877, Winchester bought the rights to manufacture and sell the arm in hopes of obtaining government contracts. This was the first bolt action, repeating musket produced by Winchester and it used a tubular magazine in the buttstock. Three styles of Hotchkiss were produced between 1879 and 1899. Nearly all were in the military "musket" style. This example is a First Model factory prototype mussket. It has an experimental cutaway on the frame aperature. The bolt is locked by a swinging piece on the right hand side, to the rear of the bolt. | PL bolt case/HOTCHKISS SYSTEM/top bbl/WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A./PATENTED AUG. 17. 1869. FEB. 15. 1870. NOV. 9. 1875. NOV. 14. 1876 | Model Hotchkiss Musket | .45-70 | none | 1988.8.194.JPG | firearm | round barrel | experimental | barrel | magazine | bolt action | tubular | musket | military | sample | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.293
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.293 | L: 47.5 in, Barrel length: 27.5 in, H: 6.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Lee"Straight Pull" bolt action design was patented by James Paris Lee as a military arm. Winchester purchased production rights for the rifle and cartridge clip, and manufactured musket style arms for the U.S. Navy and limited numbers of sporting rifles. The military pattern was known as the U.S. Navy Rifle, Model 1895, caliber 6mm or .236 C.F. Many of these arms were use in the Spanish-American War. Very few Lee arms were made in sporting pattern. Factory records indicate that this Winchester rifle is chambered for .30/40 Krag, and incorporates Winchester improvements on the original Lee design, including the steel military buttplate, magazine base cover, adjustable rear sight, and steel barrel bands with stacking and sling swivel. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Model Lee Musket | sample | .30-40 KRAG | none | 1988.8.293v1.jpg | 1988.8.293v2.jpg | 1988.8.293.JPG | 1988.8.293.jpg | firearm | magazine bottom covered by spring tensioned plate with serrated lips on either edge | front sight | blued | rounded semi-pistol grip | stock | adjustable | rear sight | experimental | stack swivel | sling swivel | magazine | high profile | walnut | pinned with brass driftpin | repeating | finish | with trap | finger grooves | musket | military | bayonet mount | bolt action | steel | integrated box | buttplate | full length | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.108
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.108 | ca. 1917 | L: 46 in, Barrel length: 27 in, H: 7.5 in | When the United States entered World War I in 1917, it was imperative that large quantities of rifles for U.S. troops be obtained in the shortest possible time. Winchester had no special equipment for the production of the United States standard service rifle, so the company purchased from the British Government the equipment that had previously been used to produce the British Enfield Pattern No. 14 Rifle. Changes were made in the equipment to adapt the rifle for handling the United States Service, 30-06 Springfield, ammunition. The name of the pattern was changed to the United States Rifle, Caliber 30, Model of 1917. At the factory this rifle was known as the G17R and also as the Winchester M/17 Rifle. The first delivery of a few sample M/17 rifles was made in May 1917 and the first quantity production in August 1917. The company presented a Model 1917 rifle of Winchester manufacture to President Woodrow Wilson on January 18, 1919 (Barnes: 1980). | front of receiver/U.S./Model of 1917/WINCHESTER/ | Attached to 1988.8.407 on exhibit | Model 1917 | .30-06 | none | 1988.8.108v2.jpg | 1988.8.108v1.jpg | firearm | experimental enfield | special fitting on guard for large box magazine | trigger | bolt action | military | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.200
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.200 | 1881 | L: 51.75 in, Barrel length: 31.25 in, H: 8.25 in | PL bolt case/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A/PATENTED OCT. 16. 1860. JUNE 25. 1872. JULY 23. 1878. AND UNDER/B.B. HOTCHKISS' PAT'S AUG. 17. 1869. FEB. 15. 1870. NOV. 9. 1875. NOV. 14. 1876. JAN. 23. 1877. | Model 1880 Hotchkiss Musket | .45-70 | 4095 | 1988.8.200.JPG | 1988.8.200.jpg | firearm | full stock | hotchkiss | bolt action | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.114
British | firearm | military...
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1988.8.114 | ca. 1914 | L: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 25.5 in, H: 9.5 in | With the outbreak of World War I, the Winchester firm contracted with the British government to produce the Enfield Pattern Number 14 military rifle. These were chambered only for the .303 British Mark VI Round Nose and the .303 British Mark VII pointed bullet cartridges. Discontinued in 1917, approximately 245,866 were produced. This Pattern 14 model was presented to George L. Davis by Lieut. Raven, British Ordnance Inspector, for the purpose of inspecting the interchangeability of different makes of bayonets. | bolt handle slot/39/PR stock/[British "Broad Arrow" proofmark]/[Winchester proofmark]/PATT. 14/ | Pattern 14 | .303 British | none | 1988.8.114v1.jpg | 1988.8.114v2.jpg | 1988.8.114.JPG | firearm | military type with barrel cover | open | military type | stock | round | sights | repeating | barrel | british enfield | walnut | bolt action | rifle | military | British

1988.8.110
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.110 | ca. 1915 | L: 44.5 in, Barrel length: 23.25 in, H: 9 in | Two of these experimental Model B repeating rifles were made - this one is a sporting rifle; the other is a musket. (See 1988.8.111) | top of barrel/30 Gov '06/ | Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | Model B | .30-06 | none | 1988.8.110v2.jpg | 1988.8.110.JPG | 1988.8.110v1.jpg | firearm | round barrel | trigger | extension screwed on | barrel | pistol grip | one piece | experimental | hardwood | sporting | stock | bolt action | double set | rifle | repeating | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.292
Lee, James, Paris | Winchest...
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1988.8.292 | ca. 1893 | L: 49.5 in, Barrel length: 29.25 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Lee"Straight Pull" bolt action design was patented by James Paris Lee as a military arm. Winchester purchased production rights for the rifle and cartridge clip, and manufactured musket style arms for the U.S. Navy and limited numbers of sporting rifles. The military pattern was known as the U.S. Navy Rifle, Model 1895, caliber 6mm or .236 C.F. Many of these arms were use in the Spanish-American War. Very few Lee arms were made in sporting pattern. Factory records indicate that this unmarked rifle was made by James Paris Lee, and it was obtained for Winchester by George d. Seymour to be used in the Russel vs. WRA lawsuit. This unusual bolt action only had limited military and civilian acceptance--the .236 caliber was small, and somewhat ahead of its time. Not until the manufacture of the M-16 did the small (.223) caliber, high-velocity cartridge become popular. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Firearm has a crack running full length of hand guard. | Crack is now a split in the wood 02/23/2009. | Lee | .236 | none | 1988.8.292v1.jpg | 1988.8.292v2.jpg | 1988.8.292.JPG | 1988.8.292.jpg | firearm | finish | open | magazine | experimental | rear sight | military | stock | fixed | integrated box | repeating | blued | front sight | barrel bands secured by brass driftpins | full length | except cast aluminum barrel bands and checkered buttplate | bolt action | one-piece walnut | bolt action | musket | Lee, James, Paris | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.428
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.428 | 1883-1899 | L: 48 in, Barrel length: 28.5 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Hotchkiss magazine rifle was invented by Benjamin Hotchkiss, an American living in Paris, France. In 1877, Winchester bought the rights to manufacture and sell the arm in hopes of obtaining government contracts. This was the first bolt action, repeating rifle produced by Winchester and it used a tubular magazine in the buttstock. Three styles of Hotchkiss were produced between 1879 and 1899. Nearly all were in the military "musket" style. This example is a third type (Model 1883) Hotchkiss rifle, 1883-1899. | Needs inscription. | Winchester Model 1883 | .45-70 | 70578 | 1988.8.428.JPG | 1988.8.428.jpg | 1988.8.428v1.jpg | 1988.8.428v2.jpg | 1988.8.428v2.jpg | 1988.8.428v1.jpg | military | firearm | ramrod | rifle | with ramrod | trigger | sporting | hotchkiss | magazine | plain | tubular | bolt action | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT