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1988.8.356
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.356 | ca. 1931 | L: 42.375 in, Barrel length: 23.625 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The older Winchester Model 1894 lever action was furnished in a great variety of styles, types and lengths of barrels, magazine capacities, etc. in both solid frame and takedown. By 1924, however, the sale of many of the variations had gradually dropped to a point so low that it was no longer profitable to continue their manufacture. It was decided to discontinue all of the variations in the Model 1894 rifle line and continue the manufacture of the rifle in only one standard type. The design was modernized in both solid frame and takedown style, and placed on the market as the Winchester Model 55. The principal changes incorporated in the new model included a 24-inch round barrel, shotgun type buttstock with a checkered steel buttplate, and a change in sight equipment. Although the Model 55 was in some respects a more modern rifle than its predecessor, it did not enjoy large sales; about 20,580 were made. It was revamped and reissued later as the Model 64 (Watrous: 1966). | BBL: MODEL 55. WINCHESTER-TM-. NICKEL STEEL. 25-35 W.C.F. MADE IN USA. WINCHESTER RPTG ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CT. | Winchester Model 55 | .25-35 | 1073514 | 1988.8.356v2.jpg | 1988.8.356v1.jpg | firearm | nickel steel | trigger | sporting | walnut | plain | rifle | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.1297
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.1297 | 1895-1907 | L: 42.125 in, bore length: 24 in, H: 7.875 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | L tang: 412273/B [L side of barrel: MADE IN U.S.A. -NICKEL STEEL BARREL-/ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER/ -30 GOV'T'06 [T of barrel:] 9-4-30/(P superimposed over a W in a circle]/ [T of receiver:] 9P superimposed over a W in a circle) [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.23.98. AUG.6.1907.[U tang:] MODEL 95/-WINCHESTER-/TRADE MARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.& FGN. | not listed | 1988.8.1297v1.jpg | 1988.8.1297v2.jpg | 1288.8.1297.JPG | rifle, lever action | firearm | nickel steel | wood | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.936
American | J. Stevens Arms a...
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1988.8.936 | ca. 1912 | L: 40.25 in, Barrel length: 21.375 in, H: 5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This Stevens High Power Model 425 was manufactured from 1910 until 1917 during which time approximately 26,000 were produced. | left tang/4343/left side bbl/J. STEVENS ARMS & TOOL CO./CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS. U.S.A. CAL. 24 REM./right side bbl/STEVENS HIGH POWER/425/PAT. MAR. 15. 29. 1910/NICKEL STEEL/left side receiver/W.R.A. CO. 9--13-12/ | J. Stevens Model 425 | .25 | 4343 | 1988.8.936.JPG | firearm | nickel steel | sporting | plain | walnut | trigger | rifle | American | J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company, Chicopee Falls, MA

1988.8.121
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.121 | ca. 1912 | L: 43.75 in, Barrel length: 23.75 in, H: 8 in | The Model 1912, designed and patented by Thomas Crossley Johnson, was the first slide action, hammerless shotgun made by Winchester. Available in a variety of styles, the Model 1912 has proven to be the Winchester firm's most popular shotgun. Available in full or modified choke or cylinder bore, it was chambered in 12, 16, 20 and 28 gauges. Often referred to as the "Perfect Repeater", the Model "12", was discontinued in 1963 and reintroduced into production in 1972; over two million have been produced. Magazine capacity: 5 shot shells. | bbl/NICKEL STEEL/FULL/under receiver/3.S./ | This shotgun is an original model from which tools, fixtures and gauges for production were made. | Winchester Model 1912 | 20 gauge | 3.S. | 1988.8.121v2.jpg | 1988.8.121v1.jpg | firearm | nickel steel | walnut | trigger | plain | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | designer | American | Thomas Crossley Johnson

1988.8.358
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.358 | ca. 1927 | L: 40 in, Barrel length: 19.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | 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. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges (detachable box magazine). | BBL: MODEL 54 WINCHESTER-TM-. NICKEL STEEL. MADE IN U.S.A. WINCHESTER RPTG ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CT. PATS. APPLIED FOR. | Winchester Model 54 | .30 | 1988.8.358.JPG | 1988.8.358v1.jpg | 1988.8.358v2.jpg | 1988.8.358.jpg | firearm | nickel steel | trigger | walnut | plain | carbine | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.126
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.126 | ca. 1918 | L: 45.75 in, Barrel length: 25.25 in, H: 8.5 in | The Model 1911 self-loading shotgun was the Winchester firm's first semi-automatic shotgun. Yet another design of Thomas Crossley Johnson, the Model 1911 was a recoil operated, hammerless arm available in field, fancy trap and pigeon grades. Barrels were available in full or modified choke or cylinder bore. Chambered for 12 gauge, 2 3/4-inch shells, the magazine capacity was five shot shells. | bottom receiver/A/43658/upper tang/TRADEMARK -/WINCHESTER MOD. 1911. S.L./REG. U.S.A. & FGN./end of stock/WINCHESTER/REPEATING/ARMS CO./NICKEL STEEL/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARM CO. NEW HAVEN. CONNECTICUT. U.S.A. PAT. AUG. 27. 1901. FEB. 25. NOV. 4. 1902./12 GA. FULL/FEB. 17. DEC. 29. 1903. APRIL 26. AUG. 30. 1904. MARCH 27. NOV. 13. 1906. NOV. 23. 1909. JAN. 4. 11. 1910. JULY 18. 1911. MAY 7. JUNE 4. 1912./ | Winchester Model 1911 | 12 gauge | 43658 | 1988.8.126v1.jpg | 1988.8.126v2.jpg | firearm | birch | trigger | nickel steel | checkered | full choke | plain | semi-automatic | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.1314
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.1314 | 1912-1912 | L: 44.125 in, bore length: 26 in, H: 7.125 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | L side of barrel: -NICKEL STEEL BAREL-/ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER [Forward of receiver:] 30 W.C.F. [T of barrel and T of receiver:] (P superimposed over W in an oval) [U tang:] MODEL 1894/-WINCHESTER-/TRADEMARK REG. IN U.S. PAT. OFF. [Middle of barrell, L side:] MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./ NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED AUGUST 21, 1894. [ L side of front site:] PAT. NOV 4 1902 [under receiver:] 565994 [under trigger guard, forward of trigger:] 62 [pistol grip:] WINCHESTER REPEATING/ARMS CO. | There is no written record for this object. | Winchester Model 1894 | 565994 | 1988.8.1314v1.jpg | 1988.8.1314v2.jpg | 1988.8.1314.JPG | firearm | nickel steel | wood | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.354
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.354 | ca. 1931 | L: 39.25 in, Barrel length: 21.375 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 53 lever action, repeating rifle was a continuation of the earlier Model 1892 in one standard style. While the Model 53 began sales in 1924, the Model 1892 rifle continued until 1934 and the Model 1892 carbine was continued until 1941. The Model 53 was discontinued in 1932; approximately 25,000 were manufactured. Magazine capacity: 6 cartridges. | BBL: WINCHESTER-TM-. NICKEL STEEL. 25-20 W.C.F. MADE IN U.S.A. WINCHESTER RPTG ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CT. | Check serial number on rifle--Flayderman has it as #985572 as does the 1987 Christie's appraisal. | Winchester Model 53 | .25-20 | 985573 | 1988.8.354v1.jpg | 1988.8.354v2.jpg | firearm | plain | trigger | sporting | nickel steel | walnut | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.135
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.135 | ca. 1915 | L: 38.25 in, Barrel length: 19.75 in, H: 6.5 in | The Model 1907 self-loading rifle was a slightly enlarged and improved version of the Model 1905. The .351 Winchester self-loading cartridge was developed for this arm to provide higher velocity. The Model 1907 was popular with law enforcement groups and was sold, in limited numbers, to the allies during World War I. Magazine capacity: 5 or 10 cartridges depending on magazine size. | PL receiver/20355/bottom clip/-.351 CAL.-/end of stock/WINCHESTER/TRADE-MARK/REPEATING ARMS CO./upper tang/WINCHESTER/TRADE MARK/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./MOD. 1907 S.L./PL bbl/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. SELF LOADING MODEL 1907. PAT. AUG. 27. -- .351 CAL./DEC. 10. 01. FEB. 25. 02. FEB. 17. DEC. 22. 03. AUG. 21. OCT. 30. 06. JULY 5. 10./-NICKEL STEEL BARREL-/ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER/ | This rifle has an experimental magazine attachment for retaining ejected cartridge cases. It was designed for aviation use during World War I. Winchester catalog description does not match firearm (?) | Winchester Model 1907 | .351 | 20355 | 1988.8.135v1.jpg | 1988.8.135v2.jpg | World War I | firearm | experimental | walnut | nickel steel | trigger | plain | military | rifle | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.23
J. Stevens Arms and Tool Com...
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1988.8.23 | 1910-17 | overall length: 41 in, Barrel length: 21.5 in, H: 6.625 in, Caliber: .35 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | L tang/4201/Pl receiver/U.S.C.Co. #464-12-22-11./Top of barrel/STEVENS HIGH POWER/425 NICKEL STEEL/PAT.MAR.15.29.1910./J STEVENS ARMS & TOOL CO./CAL. 35 REM./CHICOPEE FALLS.MASS.U.S.A./ | No written record. | Stevens "High Power" Model 425 | .35 | 4201 | 1988.8.23v2.jpg | 1988.8.23v1.jpg | firearm | wood | nickel steel | rifle | J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company, Chicopee Falls, MA

1988.8.130
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.130 | ca. 1910 | L: 38.5 in, Barrel length: 19.25 in, H: 7.5 in | The Model 1910 self-loading rifle was yet another enlargement of the earlier Model 1905. It was chambered for the especially developed .401 Winchester Self-Loading Smokeless cartridge, using 200 or 250 grain bullets. The heavy weight and short range accuracy of the arm limited its sales. The Model 1910 was discontinued around 1935; about 20,786 were produced. | PL above trigger/3S/bottom clip/.401 CAL./end of stock/WINCHESTER/REPEATING/ARMS/CO./PL bbl/-NICKEL STEEL BARREL-/ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER/PL rear sight/PAT. FEB. 5. 1901/top bbl/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. SELF LOADING MODEL 1907. PAT. AUG. 27 - .401 CAL./DEC. 10. 1901. FEB. 25. 1902. FEB. 17. DEC. 22. 1903. AUG. 21. 1906. OCT. 30. 1906./ | This is a preproduction factory sample gun with special manufacturing features. | Winchester Model 1910 | .401 WSL | 3S | 1988.8.130v1.jpg | 1988.8.130v2.jpg | firearm | sporting | trigger | checkered | plain | fancy walnut | nickel steel | semi-automatic | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American