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1988.8.389
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.389 | ca. 1965 | L: 40 in, Barrel length: 19.625 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This is the sample model for the 1-260 Sears rifle. | Needs inscription. no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.389v2.jpg | 1988.8.389v1.jpg | bolt action | rifle | firearm | stock | one-piece walnut | barrel | sporting | prototype | plastic buttplate | finish | round barrel | single shot | blued overall | semi-pistol grip | varnished | rear sight | mauser type locking bolt | blade/bead | adjustable v-notch | front sight | receiver grooved for scope mounts | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.425
semi-automatic | firearm | r...
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1988.8.425 | 1945 | L: 43 in, Barrel length: 24 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This experimental rifle has an adaptation of the M1 rotary bolt locking design. | [barrel] (Winchester proof stamps) | Semi-automatic, repeating, para-military rifle. Ramp-bead front sight with hood. Adjustable V notch rear sight. Round, tapered barrel with rear sight cover plate. Detachable box magazine, staggered. Receiver is Parkerized; remainder of finish is blued. One-piece walnut stock, varnished, semi-pistol grip, checkered steel buttplate. Sling swivel on forepiece. Experimental rifle with adaptation of M1 rotary bolt locking design. Nearly identical to 82.1.0443 except variance in exterior bolt design and forepiece lateral dimension. | 1988.8.415v1.jpg | 1988.8.415v2.jpg | semi-automatic | firearm | rifle | varnished | tapered | stock | staggered | one-piece walnut | semi-pistol grip | with hood | checkered steel buttplate | detachable box | receiver parkerized | repeating | barrel | magazine | front sight | ramp/bead | adjustable v-notch | remainder blued | experimental | with rear sight cover plate | round barrel | sling swivel attached | rear sight | finish

1988.8.370
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.370 | 1919 | L: 45.25 in, Barrel length: 28 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Due to wide use in World War I, the bolt action rifle became popular in America during the 1920s. A concurrent interest in precision small bore competitive shooting led Winchester to produce the Model 52. Designed by Thomas Crossley Johnson, the Model 52 has become the leading arm in small bore accuracy. It is available in a variety of styles and weights, and has a magazine capacity of 5 cartridges. The right side of this demonstrator model is cut away from the rear of the bolt to the forward portion of the receiver, exposing the complete bolt and trigger mechanism and magazine arrangements. | Needs inscription. no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.370.JPG | 1988.8.370.jpg | rifle | bolt action | firearm | magazine | blued overall | one-piece walnut | stock | round barrel | flip-up vernier | rear sight | varnished | trigger | front sight | serrated | forepiece with finger grooves and barrel band | heavy | post/blade | adjustable for windage and elevation | sling swivels attached | semi-pistol grip | target | repeating | checkered steel buttplate | detachable clip | tapered | finish | barrel | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.350
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.350 | ca. 1935 | L: 42.25 in, Barrel length: 22.75 in | Due to wide use in World War I, the bolt action rifle became popular in America during the 1920s. A concurrent interest in precision small bore competitive shooting led Winchester to produce the Model 52. Designed by Thomas Crossley Johnson, the Model 52 has become the leading arm in small bore accuracy. It is available in a variety of styles and weights, and has a magazine capacity of 5 cartridges. This Model 52 rifle is one of a sample lot made in Winchester's experimental shop, before fixtures were ready for regular production. It was made in 1919 for a shoot at Caldwell, NJ, and placed in the factory collection on October 25, 1921. Special features include: snap-on sling mounts, serrated trigger for pull and over travel, and receiver tapped for scope mounts. | Needs inscription and dimensions. | Lyman rear sight. Sling ring missing . Box magazine missing. Monte Carlo stock . Two piece stock, dove tailed at breech. | Model 52 | none | 1988.8.350.JPG | 1988.8.350.jpg | 1988.8.350v1.jpg | 1988.8.350v2.jpg | 1988.8.350v1.jpg | 1988.8.350v2.jpg | firearm | blued overall | pistol grip | barrel | repeating | ebony stock tip | one-piece walnut | round barrel | magazine | rear sight | detachable clip (missing) | sporting | deluxe checkered | tapered | front sight | stock | monte carlo cheekpiece | checkered steel buttplate | finish | ramp | varnished | receiver mounted lyman peep | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.403
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.403 | ca. 1965 | L: 40.25 in, Barrel length: 21 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This rifle is similar to the Model 145 prototype, except for the type of magazine feed. (See 1988.8.404) | breech/(Winchester proof marks)/pistol grip bottom/BM/ | Green caution tag attached to trigger guard/DO NOT FIRE FROM SHOULDER (ONLY ONE LOCKING LUG)/ Missing mag. no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.403v1.jpg | 1988.8.403v2.jpg | firearm | rifle | bolt action | one-piece walnut | barrel | round barrel | monte carlo pattern | receiver slotted for scope mount | front sight | blued overall, except for bolt which appears to be chromed | prototype | detachable clip (missing) | sporting | plastic buttplate | open | checkered | adjustable | rear sight | magazine | varnished | finish | stock | mauser type bolt design | sling swivels attached | ramp/bead (hood missing) | 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

1988.8.333
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.333 | ca. 1965 | L: 42.75 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 6 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Winchester Model 670 was introduced in 1966 with three versions available--Carbine, Sporting Rifle, and Magnum Sporting Rifle--and in seven center fire calibers. The M/670 was designed to fill the needs of outdoorsmen seeking a dependable bolt action arm for hard day-in-day-out use, combining accuracy with style and economy. It features: recessed bolt face to completely enclose and support the cartridge head for ultimate safety; free-floating barrel for best accuracy; wide serrated trigger with greater finger bearing surface for improved trigger control. Red indicator shows when the rifle is cocked. Two-position safety locks the firing pin when in the safe (rear) position, but not the bolt, to allow safe removal of cartridges from the magazine. The safety is off when pushed fully forward. The Model 670 was discontinued in 1979. A total of 287,648 guns were produced from 1966-1979 in Winchester's New Haven plant. This experimental Model 670 was made for the possible development of a .222 Remington rifle. | left side of barrel/222 REM./right side of receiver/902949/left side of receiver/WINCHESTER/TRADE MARK/ | Winchester R & D label on left side of stock./Gun. 3/label on underside of stock; masking tape on butt. Green label tied to barrel/700 rds fired 8-21-68 9-12-68/. No written record for this firearm | 1988.8.333v2.jpg | 1988.8.333v1.jpg | bolt action | rifle | firearm | barrel | serrated trigger | monte carlo profile | ramp/bead (hood missing) | press checkered | varnished | one-piece walnut | sporting | front sight | rear sight | internal box | adjustable v notch | stock | magazine | blued overall except for bolt body which is in the white, and magazine feed which appears to be chrome or nickel-plated | round barrel | semi-pistol grip | checkered, plastic buttplate, receiver tapped for scope mounts | finish | tapered | experimental | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.404
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.404 | ca. 1965 | L: 40 in, Barrel length: 21 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This rifle is similar to the Model 135 prototype, except for the type of magazine feed. (See 1988.8.403) | no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.404v1.jpg | 1988.8.404v2.jpg | rifle | firearm | bolt action | round barrel | magazine | plastic buttplate | receiver is slotted for scope mount and tapped in rear for peep sight | semi-pistol grip | adjustable | ramp/bead | rear sight | open | prototype | magazine feed in buttstock | front sight | barrel | finish | one-piece walnut | monte carlo profile | mauser type rear locking bolt | blued overall, except bolt body which appears unfinished | varnished | tubular | sporting | stock | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.308
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.308 | ca. 1900 | L: 33.5 in, Barrel length: 20.5 in, H: 4 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1900 single shot, bolt action rifle was based on a Browning patent design (U.S. 632,904) purchased by Winchester. This model was intended as a serviceable, low-priced arm handling .22 caliber rim fire cartridges. It was not successful because of light weight and cheap construction, and was superseded by the redesigned Model 1902 single shot rifle. | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Note from written record (2.18.03): "No catalog sheet." | Model 1900 | .22 caliber | none | 1988.8.308v1.jpg | 1988.8.308v2.jpg | firearm | barrel and receiver | factory model | blued | blade | rear sight | front sight | takedown | drift adjustable | open | stock | single shot | barrel | one-piece | sporting | one-piece walnut | without buttplate | finish | except for bolt | round barrel | varnished | rifle | bolt action | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.377
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.377 | ca. 1950 | L: 41.75 in, Barrel length: 21 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Needs inscription. no written record for this firearm. The .30-80 cartridge was developmental. Based on the 7.62mm Nato cartridge, the .30-80 was eventually renamed the .308 Winchester Centerfire | Model 80 | .30-80 WCF | 1988.8.377v1.jpg | 1988.8.377v2.jpg | bolt action | firearm | rifle | semi-pistol grip | prototype | checkered steel buttplate | serrated | tapered | ramp/bead (hood missing) | experimental | stock | barrel | oiled | adjustable semi-buckhorn | round barrel | receiver tapped for scope mounts | finish | one-piece walnut | blued overall | rear sight | magazine | box | front sight | trigger | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.652
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.652 | ca. 1965 | L: 39.25 in, Barrel length: 20 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 320 repeating, clip loading, bolt action 22 rim fire rifle was introduced by Winchester in 1971 simultaneously with the Model 310 single shot rifle. Essentially, the Model 320 rifle is a modified version of the Model 310 with a clip loading feature to make it a repeater. A companion 22 Magnum rim fire rifle, the Model 325, was announced, but never produced. The M/320 was last listed in 1974 (Barnes: 1980). The modified stock on this Model 320 indicates that it is a prototype, and not a final production piece. | magazine/WINCHESTER/22 S.L AND L.R./barrel and receiver/[Winchester proofmarks]/ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Winchester R&D label on buttstock. Bolt Action repeating sporting rifle. Ramp | bead front sight. Rear adjustable V notch sight. Detachable clip. Blued overall. One piece pine, stained, semi-pistol grip, Monte Carlo profile, plastic buttplate with Winchester logo type. Receiver grooved for scope mounts. Sling swivels attached. Rear locking bolt design. | .22 Long; .22 Long Rifle | 1988.8.652v1.jpg | 1988.8.652v2.jpg | rifle | firearm | bolt action | rear locking bolt design | monte carlo profile | blued overall | stock partially filled in in front of receiver | detachable box | semi-pistol grip | round barrel | receiver slotted for scope mount | barrel | plastic buttplate | rear sight | magazine | sling swivels attached | one-piece walnut | finish | prototype | sporting | stock | ramp/bead | adjustable v-notch | except for bolt which is a combination of unfinished and possibly chromed metal | front sight | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.351
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.351 | 1949-1957 | L: 42.5 in, Barrel length: 24.375 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Authorization for the development of a new bolt action repeating rifle with a detachable box magazine was given on May 31, 1944. This model was to be developed as a sort of a Junior Winchester Model 70, to handle the 218 Bee, 22 Hornet, 25-20 Winchester, and 32-20 Winchester cartridges. Factory records show the first delivery of M/43 rifles to warehouse stock on February 4, 1949. The Model 43 was the first postwar development in Winchester center fire rifles. It embodied the well-proven principles of the famous smooth, fast Winchester bolt action that adapted it to that highly popular sport known as pest and small game shooting. Discontinued in 1957, about 62,617 were made (Watrous: 1966). The right side of this Model 43 is completely cut away from the wrist to the rear sight, exposing the bolt and trigger mechanism and magazine arrangement. A sample cartridge is in the chamber. | [left barrel] Made in New Haven, Conn. U.S. of America | Winchester Proof Steel | Winchester/Trade Mark | Model 43 218 Bee | Bolt action repeating sporting rifle. Ramp-bead front sight (hood missing). Adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight. Round tapered barrel. Detachable box magazine. Blued overall. One piece walnut stock, varnished, semi-pistol grip, checkered steel buttplate. Sling swivels attached (missing rear). right side completely cutaway from wrist to rear sight exposing bolt and trigger mechanism and magazine arrangement. Sample cartridge in chamber. | Model 43 | .218B | none | 1988.8.351v1.jpg | 1988.8.351v2.jpg | 1988.8.351v2.jpg | 1988.8.351v1.jpg | firearm | rear sight | front sight | magazine | sporting | stock | varnished | round barrel | sling swivel attached (rear missing) | ramp/bead (hood missing) | adjustable semi buckhorn | barrel | finish | checkered steel buttplate | detachable box | repeating | blued overall | semi-pistol grip | tapered | one-piece walnut | 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