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1988.8.177
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.177 | ca. 1871 | L: 50 in, Barrel length: 29 in, H: 8 in | Exact type submitted by Winchester to the U.S. Government Trials of 1872/73 | Model 1871 Musket | .40 | none | 1988.8.177.JPG | firearm | lever action | walnut | full | experimental | rolling block | stock | receiver not exposed | magazine | tubular | exposed hammer metal nickel plated | repeating | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | luke wheelock, designer

1988.8.281
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.281 | 1895 | L: 46.125 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1895 was the first successful box magazine, lever action repeating rifle ever produced. Based on John Browning design patent (U.S. 549,345), this model was adapted to high powered smokeless cartridges (.30/40 Krag, .38/72 W.C.F., .40/72 W.C.F., .303 British, .35 W.C.F., .405 W.C.F., .30 Govt. 03, .30 Govt. 06, and 7.62 M/M Russian). About the first 5000 Model 1895 arms were produced with flat side receivers. Nearly 300,000 were produced in musket pattern in 7.62mm for the Russian government during 1915-1916. Magazine capacity: varied with cartridge chambering. | lower tang:19;upper tang:WINCHESTER/--/MODEL 1895;bbl top:MANUFACTURED BY THE/-WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CONN/30 U.S./ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | .30-40 KRAG | 19 | 1988.8.281v1.jpg | 1988.8.281v2.jpg | firearm | sling swivel | early flat side | receiver | lever action | forestock | adjustable | military metal buttplate | blade | blued | barrel | military | stock | musket length | hammer and trigger group casehardened | integrated box | rear sight | front sight | finish | two-piece walnut | magazine | round barrel | finger grooves under rear sight | varnished | repeating | sample | musket | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.1305
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.1305 | 1895-1907 | L: 44.375 in, Barrel length: 26 in, H: 10 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | T of barrel: (P susperimposed over a W in an oval) 38-72 W.C.F. [L side of receiver:] MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A./PATENTED NOV.5.95.NOV.12.95.AUG.17.97.JAN.25.98.AUG.5.1907. {L tang:] 84281/B | There is no written record for this object. | 1988.8.1305v1.jpg | 1988.8.1305v2.jpg | 1988.8.1305.JPG | rifle | firearm | lever action | box | magazine | repeating | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.161
Unknown | French | shotgun, ...
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1988.8.161 | ca. 1866 | L: 48.25 in, Barrel length: 27.5 in, H: 8 in | This piece is a French infringement/copy of the Winchester 1866 rifle, with a 16 gauge shotgun, Damascus barrel and a full magazine tube. The magazine tube slides inside a fixed tube below the barrel. Three and 1/2 inches of the sliding tube are used as a handhold to pull out the tube. When the tube is withdrawn, shotshells can be put into the fixed tube from the muzzle end. As the inner tube is returned to its place, it passes over or around the shells in the fixed tube, and the magazine spring in the inner or sliding tube is compressed. Oliver F. Winchester had a patent for this type of magazine dated September 4, 1866, patent #57,808. | PL barrel/CANONNIER A PARIS [proofmark]/ | 1988.8.161v1.jpg | 1988.8.161v2.jpg | shotgun, repeating | firearm | deluxe | stock | lever action | magazine tube and buttplate blued | copy of winchester 1866 rifle | damascus barrel | casehardened receiver and lever | aluminum sideplates | checkered | barrel | Unknown | French

1988.8.880
American | Sharps Rifle Co.,...
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1988.8.880 | ca. 1874 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30.25 in, H: 8.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This is a Sharps, Model 1874, military rifle. It was probably manufactured about 1874; approximately 1,700 were produced. | BARREL: SHARPS RIFLE COMPANY, HARTFORD, CONN. RECEIVER: SHARPS RIFLE COMPANY, HARTFORD, CONN. C. SHARPS PATENT SEPTEMBER 12, 1848. | Sharps Model 1874 | .44 caliber | 58820 | 1988.8.880v1.jpg | 1988.8.880v2.jpg | rifle | military | firearm | stock | lever action | three band fastened. | military style | round | walnut | sights | open. military style. | trigger | plain | falling block | barrel | American | Sharps Rifle Co., Hartford, CT

1988.8.263
Browning, J.M. & M.S., Ogden...
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1988.8.263 | ca. 1891 | L: 43.25 in, Barrel length: 24.75 in, H: 7.5 in | The operating lever on this rifle is pivoted to the tang by a link extending rearward. This link raises and lowers a locking block which in turn locks the sliding breech bolt when closed. The rifle loads through the side and ejects from the top of the receiver. | top of barrel/BROWNING BROS. OGDEN, UTAH, U.S.A. | Winchester tag #0234 removed from gun is incorrect. | .38 | 1988.8.263v1.jpg | 1988.8.263v2.jpg | repeating | rifle | firearm | experimental | lever action | magazine | receiver as contours of model 1886 | octagon barrel | barrel | finish | in the bright | Browning | tubular | Browning, J.M. & M.S., Ogden, UT

1988.8.163
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.163 | ca. 1866 | L: 54.25 in, Barrel length: 32.875 in, H: 8.25 in | This lever action, repeating "musket", or military rifle, was an experimental pattern designed for military adoption. It has a toggle-link action similar to the Models 1866, 1873 and 1876. Made by Luke Wheelock, it features a loading port with hinged cover on the right side of the receiver. This loading port configuration is a variant of Nelson King's patented design of May, 1866 (U.S. 55,012). This design was never put into regular production. | bottom receiver/9/ | 1988.8.163v2.jpg | 1988.8.163v1.jpg | military | firearm | rifle | round | plain | barrel | repeating | lever action | walnut | sights | adjustable folding rear. | stock | trigger | blade front | musket type with sling swivels. | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.253
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.253 | ca. 1940 | L: 37.5 in, Barrel length: 19.25 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | bottom receiver/1890__/ADS/front of trigger/HA/PL barrel/MADE IN NEW HAVEN, CONN. U.S. OF AMERICA-WINCHESTER-/MODEL 9-30-30 WIN.-/-WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL--TRADE MARK-/ | Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | No label on stock 02/23/2009. | Winchester Model 94 | .30-30 Winchester | 18960__ | 1988.8.253v2.jpg | 1988.8.253v1.jpg | firearm | adjustable semi-buckhorn (missing elevator) | barrel | finish | rear sight | two-piece walnut | stock | tubular | varnished | ramp/bead (hood missing) | lever action | repeating | blued overall | frame and stocking partially cutaway to demonstrate internal workings | magazine | round barrel | front sight | carbine, cutaway | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.156
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.156 | ca. 1866 | L: 53.5 in, Barrel length: 33 in, H: 7.5 in | This lever action, repeating "musket", or military rifle, was an experimental pattern designed for military adoption. It has a toggle-link action similar to the Models 1866, 1873 and 1876. Made by Luke Wheelock, it features a loading port with hinged cover in the bottom of the receiver patented by James D. Smith in February, 1866 (U.S. 52,934). This design was never put into production. | NONE. | 1988.8.156v2.jpg | 1988.8.156v1.jpg | firearm | military | rifle | musket type with sling swivels on the left side. | sights | round | folding adjustable rear. | lever action | barrel | blade front | walnut | stock | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.171
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.171 | ca. 1868 | L: 50.625 in, Barrel length: 28.5 in, H: 8.25 in | Model 1868 Musket | .45 | none | 1988.8.171.JPG | firearm | full | in the white | receiver | massive | lever action | iron | finish | casehardened receiver | stock | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.176
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.176 | 1868 | L: 49.25 in, Barrel length: 28.75 in, H: 8 in | top of receiver/15/heel of buttplate/15/ | Model 1868 Musket | .45 | 15 | 1988.8.176.JPG | firearm | musket, military, repeating | experimental | lever action | musket | repeating | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.160
New Haven Arms Co., New Have...
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1988.8.160 | ca. 1866 | L: 47.5 in, Barrel length: 27.125 in, H: 7.375 in | Experimental Winchester for a special long cartridge. The trigger has a set screw arrangement to govern the length of trigger pull. The action is similar to the Henry and the Winchester Model 1866. This rifle has a magazine tube sliding inside a fixed tube below the barrel. Three and 1/2 inches of the sliding tube are used as a handhold to pull out the tube. When the tube is withdrawn, shotshells can be put into the fixed tube from the muzzle end. As the inner tube is returned to its place, it passes over or around the shells in the fixed tube, and the magazine spring in the inner or sliding tube is compressed. Oliver F. Winchester had a patent for this type of magazine dated September 4, 1866, patent #57,808. | PL receiver/O.F. WINCHESTER,/NEW HAVEN, CT./U.S.A./ | Buttplate missing. | 1988.8.160v1.jpg | 1988.8.160v2.jpg | rifle, repeating | firearm | experimental | brass | gold finish to frame | blued | barrel | hammer and lever casehardened | unique contours to the long frame | medium weight | octagon barrel | brass frame | lever action | stock tip | New Haven Arms Co., New Haven, CT.

1988.8.700
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.700 | ca. 1898 | L: 46 in, Barrel length: 27.125 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This Winchester Model 1895 lever action musket, U.S. Army pattern, was manufactured in 1898. Approximately 10000 of this pattern were ordered by the Secretary of War. The Ordnance Department objected to the arm, but 100 were issued for field trials in the Philippines. They were returned to the U.S. as unfit for military service. This was the last Winchester "musket" design built by Winchester Repeating Arms Company, and the only one to incorporate a box type magazine. | LEFT RECEIVER: MFD. BY WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO., NEW HAVEN, CONN., U.S.A./PATENT DATES AND U.S. | 6-shot lever action rifle. Two-piece walnut stock with separate walnut handguard, tood with little or no scratches. All metal blued with little finish wear. Patented by John Browning and manufactured by Winchester. A secondary miliatry weapon not widely issued but popular with some state guards and national guards. | .30-40 | 12278 | 1988.8.700v1.jpg | 1988.8.700v2.jpg | rifle | firearm | military | trigger | round | military type with barrel cover. | stock | repeating | lever action | barrel | plain | walnut | open military type. blade front | adjustable leaf rear set in cover. | sights | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.1306
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.1306 | 1895-1907 | L: 46.375 in, Barrel length: 28 in, H: 10 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | T of barrel: (P susperimposed over a W in an oval)/7.62/M.M. [L side of receiver:] MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A./PATENTED NOV.5.95.NOV.12.95.AUG.17.97.JAN.25.98.AUG.5.1907. [L tang:] 192892/B | a. rifle; b. appendage; c. cleaning brush | 1988.8.1306v2.jpg | 1988.8.1306v1.jpg | 1988.8.1306.JPG | 1988.8.1306BC.JPG | rifle | firearm | magazine | box | repeating | lever action | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.180
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.180 | ca. 1872 | L: 52.25 in, Barrel length: 30.5 in, H: 7.75 in | This lever action, repeating "musket", or military rifle, was designed by Luke Wheelock under his patent of January, 1871 (U.S. 111,500). It features a vertical bolt-action locking mechanism, special loading port design, and a magazine cut off just forward of the receiver. This arm was furnished for the United States Ordnance Trials of 1872-1873. It passed the first battery of tests satisfactorily, but failed the "fine sand and dust" trial. The trials resulted in the adoption of the Model 1873 Springfield "trapdoor" rifle. | top receiver/2/lower tang/2/ | Model 1872 Musket | .45 W.C.F. | 2 | 1988.8.180.JPG | firearm | stock | blade front | round | musket type with sling swivels. | folding adjustable rear. | plain | walnut | repeating | barrel | lever action | sights | trigger | musket | military | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.1308
Spencer Repeating Rifle Co.,...
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1988.8.1308 | 1860-1863 | L: 48.625 in, Barrel length: 31.875 in, H: 8 in, weight: 178 oz | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | T of receiver: SPENCER REPEATING/RIFLE CO. BOSTON MASS./PAT'D MARCH 6 1860 [Back of trigger:] 17444 | a. rifle; b. tubular magazine | 1988.8.1308v1.jpg | 1988.8.1308v2.jpg | 1988.8.1308.JPG | rifle, repeating | firearm | magazine | repeating | lever action | tubular | Spencer Repeating Rifle Co., Boston, MA

1988.8.174
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.174 | 1870-1871 | L: 48.75 in, Barrel length: 27.125 in, H: 7.5 in | This lever action rifle, designed by Luke Wheelock, has a carrier mechanism similar to the Winchester Models 1866 and 1873. It has no cover for the loading port, and loads through the side, ejecting from the top of the reservoir. | Model 1871 | .40 | non | 1988.8.174.JPG | firearm | walnut | barrel | stock | sporting model | tubular | rear sight | sporting type | front sight | beach type | magazine | luke wheelock, designer | lever action | octagon barrel | none | lever action | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT