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1988.8.305
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.305 | ca. 1919 | L: 39.375 in, Barrel length: 19.5 in, H: 6 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1897 slide action repeating shotgun was a revamped and greatly improved version of the Model 1893. An action slide lock was incorporated for safety and a wide variety of styles were introduced. The Model 1897 was the first Winchester shotgun to accomodatee 2 3/4-inch shot shells, the first available in 16 gauge, and the first with solid frame or takedown features. It was the most famous visible hammer repeating shotgun made in America. This shotgun is commonly called a trench gun, having received its title from the trench warfare of WWI. As a short, multiple projectile, close-range firearm it was well suited for the trench's confined quarters. The submachine gun of WWII replaced the trench gun in this role. However, the short barrel shotgun is still used anywhere a handy, close-range firearm is needed. The bayonet lug on this shotgun accepts the Model 1917 Enfield bayonet. Magazine capacity: 5 shot shells. | bottom receiver/E/694881/top bbl/[P superscribed over W in an oval]/top receiver/[same motif]/left side bbl/[covered by hand guard] MS. CO. NEW HAVEN. CONNECTICUT. U.S.A./[covered by hand guard] 14. 98. OCT. 16. 1900. DEC. 25. 06. JULY. 5. 10./12 GA CYL/bolt actuating rod/MODEL 1897/-WINCHESTER-/TRADEMARK REG. IN U.S. PAT. OFF./left side bbl/PAT. JAN. 15 & MAR. 19. 1918/ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Model 1897 | 12 gauge | 694881 | 1988.8.305v1.jpg | 1988.8.305v2.jpg | firearm | semi-pistol grip | grooved | repeating | upper sling swivel unit | slide action | magazine | ventilated hand guard/heat shield | blued | sling swivel | bayonet lug | walnut | stock | forend | plastic buttplate | finish | tubular | military | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.100
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.100 | ca. 1930 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30.125 in | left barrel/MADE IN U.S.A. WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN, CONN.--PATENTS PENDING/right barrel/MODEL 21 -- WINCHESTER-12 GAUGE/TRADE MARK/ | Model 21 | 12 gauge | none | 1988.8.100v1.jpg | 1988.8.100v2.jpg | firearm | side-by-side | semi-pistol grip | two-piece walnut | bead with full matted rib | checkered, hard rubber buttplate | hammerless | modified and full | stock | barrel | front sight | round barrel | checkered | varnished | blued overall | break open | variant design having two screw adjustments on bottom of frame | finish | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.425
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

1988.8.298
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.298 | ca. 1930 | L: 49.25 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 7.375 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1897 slide action repeating shotgun was a revamped and greatly improved version of the Model 1893. An action slide lock was incorporated for safety and a wide variety of styles were introduced. The Model 1897 was the first Winchester shotgun to accommodate 2 3/4-inch shot shells, the first available in 16 gauge, and the first with solid frame or takedown features. It was the most famous visible hammer repeating shotgun made in America. The magazine holds five shells. Additional gloss information entered from written record 2/16/03: This new model was a revamped and greatly improved Winchester Model 1893 shotgun with several important changes: 1) The frame was strengthened and made longer to handle a 12 gauge 2-3/4 in. shell, as well as the 2-5/8 in. shell. 2) The frame at the top was covered so that the ejection of the fired shell was entirely from the side. 3)The gun could not be opened until a slight forward movement of the slide handle released the action slide lock. In firing, the recoil of the gun gave a slight forward motion to the slide handle and released the action slide lock, which enabled the immediate opening of the gun. In the absence of any recoil, the slide handle had to be pushed forward manually in order to release the action slide lock. 4) A movable cartridge guide was placed on the right side of the carrier block to prevent the escape of the shell when the gun was turned sideways in the act of loading. 5) The stock was made longer and with less drop. The model 1897 shotgun was first listed for sale in the November 1897 catalog, in 12 gauge solid frame only. The 12 gauge takedown was added in October 1898, the 16 gauge takedown was added in February 1900. Two piece walnut, oiled, grooved slide handle, semi-pistol grip, checkered Bakelite buttplate with old style Winchester trademark. Left side entirely cutaway from wrist through chamber area of barrel and magazine to demonstrate internal mechanism. The Model 1897 shotgun became popular immediately after its announcement and quickly outdistanced the sales of is principal competitors' models, the Spencer and Burgess guns. The Model 1897is the most famous visible hammer type repeating shotgun ever made in this country and is still used by a surprisingly large number of shooters who prefer the visible hammer type of mechanism. Discontinued in 1957, approximately 1,024,700 were made. The Model 1897 was followed by the Winchester Model 1900 rifle (Barnes 1980). | bolt actuating rod/MODEL 1897/-WINCHESTER-/TRADE MARK REG. IN U.S. PAT. OFF./barrel left/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVE, CON (illegible) PAT. NOV. 25. 90. DEC. 6. 92. JULY 21. 96. FEB. 22. 98. JUNE 14-98. OCT. 16. 1900. DEC. (illegible)/receiver/E/5566__ | Winchester R & D label on left side of buttstock. | Model 1897 | 12 gauge | 5566___ (serial number cutoff due to the cutaway) | 1988.8.298v1.jpg | 1988.8.298v2.jpg | firearm | finish | full | shallow groove on receiver | blued overall, except for hammer, firing pin, springs, and miscellaneous parts which are in the white | semi-pistol grip | magazine | checkered bakelite buttplate | round barrel | oiled | tubular | rear sight | left side entirely cutaway from wrist through chamber area barrel and magazine to demonstrate internal mechanism | front sight | bead | stock | two-piece walnut | slide action | barrel | grooved slide handle | right side of receiver has two extra screws, one in front of receiver to retain barrel, and one in rear to retain pushpin | single barrel | sporting | cutaway | repeating | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.299
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.299 | ca. 1897 | L: 49 in, Barrel length: 28.75 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1897 slide action repeating shotgun was a revamped and greatly improved version of the Model 1893. An action slide lock was incorporated for safety and a wide variety of styles were introduced. The Model 1897 was the first Winchester shotgun to accomodate 2 3/4-inch shot shells, the first available in 16 gauge, and the first with solid frame or takedown features. It was the most famous visible hammer repeating shotgun made in America. This is probably a final prototype of the Model 1897--it reflects all the final production features and markings, except for the serial number and raised rear sight groove. Magazine capacity: 5 shot shells. | right side bbl/280 [underlined]/top bbl/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A./PAT. NOV. 25. 90. DEC. 6. 92. JULY 21. 96. FEB. 22. 98. JUNE. 14. 98. OCT. 16. 1900./12 GA/left side bbl/FULL/bolt actuating rod/MODEL 1897/WINCHESTER TRADEMARK/ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Model 1897 | 12 gauge | none | 1988.8.299v1.jpg | 1988.8.299v2.jpg | firearm | with deep cut ribs | forend | finish | plastic buttplate | blued | semi-pistol grip | stock | sporting | round | varnished | bead | takedown | repeating | front sight | walnut | tubular | magazine | slide action | shotgun | 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

1988.8.127
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.127 | ca. 1912 | L: 47.75 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 8.25 in | end of stock/WINCHESTER/REPEATING/ARMS CO./PL barrel/NICKEL STEEL/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW. HAVEN. CONNCTICUT. U.S.A. PAT. AUG. 27. 1901. FEB. 25./12 GA. MOD/NOV. 4. 1902. FEB 17. DEC. 29. 1903. APRIL 26. AUG. 30. 1904. MARCH 27. NOV. 13. 1906. NOV. 23. 1909. JAN. 4. JAN. 11. 1910. JULY 18. 1911./ | Winchester R & D label on Pl stock. | Model 1911 | 12 gauge | none | 1988.8.127v2.jpg | 1988.8.127v1.jpg | firearm | single barrel | two-piece, laminated birch | rear sight | round barrel | blade | magazine | front sight | bakelite buttplate | take down | checkered | semi-pistol grip | varnished | finger groove on forepiece | finish | stock | matted receiver top | numerous windows cutaway on both sides of stocking and receiver to expose internal mechanism | blued overall | modified | barrel | semi-automatic | tubular | repeating | cutaway | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.390
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.390 | 1967-1972 | L: 40 in, Barrel length: 19.625 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 131 repeating, clip loading, bolt action 22 rim fire rifle was introduced in 1967 simultaneously with the Model 121 single shot rifle. It was part of a contemplated family of 22 standard and magnum rim fire rifles the company planned to introduce in 1967. Essentially, the Model 131 is a modified version of the Model 121 with a clip loading feature to make it a repeater. The Model 131 was dropped from the line in 1973; a total of 16,371 were made (Barnes: 1980). | Needs inscription. no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.390v1.jpg | 1988.8.390v2.jpg | firearm | bolt action | rifle | experimental | magazine | detachable clip | stained | semi-pistol grip | front sight | rear sight | receiver grooved for scope mounts | ramp/bead | repeating | round barrel | stock | one-piece hardwood | plastic buttplate | sporting | finish | adjustable v-notch | monte carlo profile | barrel | blued overall | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.134
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.134 | ca. 1908 | L: 38.125 in, Barrel length: 19.375 in, H: 8.5 in | bottom clip/.351 CAL/end of stock/WINCHESTER/TRADE-MARK/REPEATING/ARMS CO./ | Winchester R & D label on PL stock. | Model 1907 | .351 | none | 1988.8.134v2.jpg | 1988.8.134v1.jpg | firearm | blade | two-piece walnut | barrel | take down | rear sight | finish | tapered | semi-pistol grip | varnished | adjustable semi-buckhorn | magazine | round barrel | entirely cutaway on left side from wrist nearly the length of forepiece to demonstrate internal mechanism | semi-automatic | stock | sporting | front sight | detachable box | blued overall | hard plastic buttplate | repeating | rifle | cutaway | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.389
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

1988.8.378
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.378 | 1967-1972 | L: 40 in, Barrel length: 19.375 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 121 Single Shot 22 rim fire was designed to provide beginning and young shooters with a bolt action system that would provide a safe, efficient and reliable first firearm. In addition to handling one cartridge at a time, the rifle has a safety catch that automatically engages itself in the "safe" position each time the bolt handle is raised. The rifle cannot be discharged after each loading until the safety has been manually depressed. Three different versions of the basic model were available. The Youth model offers a short buttstock for the younger shooter; the Standard has a stock of conventional length for the average man-sized youngster or adult. In addition, a third, Deluxe, version has a standard length stock with the extra features of a Monte Carlo, fluted comb and sling swivels. The Deluxe rifle also has a special trigger mechanism and a ramped bead post front sight. The M/121 was introduced in 1967 as part of a matched family of 22 rim fire rifles and dropped from the line in 1973. A total of 72,561 were made (Barnes 1880). | Needs inscription. no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.378v2.jpg | 1988.8.378v1.jpg | bolt action | firearm | rifle | remainder blued | plastic buttplate | round barrel | barrel | mauser type bolt | rear sight | finish | prototype | sporting | receiver grooved for scope mounts | stock | stained | aluminum trigger | adjustable flip-up v-notch | one-piece hardwood | semi-pistol grip | monte carlo profile | blade/bead | front sight | single shot | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.653
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.653 | ca. 1965 | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 770 Bolt Action Rifle was introduced in 1969 in both standard and magnum sporting rifles, and in nine calibers. Designed for sportsmen who wanted a bolt action rifle with the features long associated with the Model 70, but at an economical price, the Model 770 was planned to fill a gap somehwere between the popular, higher priced Model 70 and the Model 670, a basic and inexpensive bolt action rifle marketed in 1964. The M/770 was dropped from the line in 1972; a total of 20,938 were manufactured (Barnes: 1980). | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Needs inscription and dimensions. | .30-06 Springfield | 1988.8.653v1.jpg | 1988.8.653v2.jpg | bolt action | firearm | rifle | barrel | repeating | blued | checkered buttplate | receiver tapped for scope mount | round barrel | hooded ramp | sling swivels | walnut | front sight | stock | sporting | varnished | magazine | matte receiver and barrel | stock has single cross bolt reinforcement under receiver | checkered | semi-pistol grip | internal box | finish | adjustable open | raised cheek piece | tapered | except bolt and magazine | rear sight | 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

1988.8.131
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.131 | ca.1910 | overall length: 38.75 in, Barrel length: 19.5 in, H: 7.75 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. This cutaway Model 1910 is cut on the left side from the wrist through the forepiece to demonstrate the internal mechanisms. | bottom of clip/.401 CAL./upper tang/WINCHESTER/TRADE MARK/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./end of stock/WINCHESTER/TRADE-MARK/REPEATING/ARMS CO./PL barrel/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW. HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. SELF LOADING MODEL 1910. PAT. AUG. 27.- .401 CAL./DEC. 10. 1901. FEB. 25. 1902. FEB. 17. DEC. 22. 1903. AUG. 21. 1906. OCT. 30. 1906./ | Winchester R&D label on PL stock. | Model 1910 | .401 | no | 1988.8.131v1.jpg | 1988.8.131v2.jpg | 1988.8.131VIEW2.JPG | firearm | takedown | detachable box | adjustable v-notch | stock | sporting | magazine | ramp/blade | front sight | barrel | bakelite buttplate | two-piece walnut | semi-pistol grip | round barrel | varnished | tapered | finish | rear sight | blued overall | semi-automatic | cutaway | rifle | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.303
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.303 | ca. 1915 | L: 39 in, Barrel length: 19.25 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1897 slide action repeating shotgun was a revamped and greatly improved version of the Model 1893. An action slide lock was incorporated for safety and a wide variety of styles was introduced. The Model 1897 was the first Winchester shotgun to accomodate 2 3/4-inch shot shells, the first available in 16 gauge, and the first with solid frame or takedown features. It was the most famous visible hammer repeating shotgun made in America. This short barrel shotgun version was extremely popular with law enforcement agencies during this century--a few are still in use. Magazine capacity: 5 shot shells. | bottom receiver/E/488403/top bbl/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. U.S.A./PAT. NOV. 25. 90. DEC. 6. 92. JULY 21. 96. FEB. 22. 98. JUNE 14. 98. OCT. 16. 1900. DEC. 25. 06. JULY 5. 10./12 GA/left side bbl/CYL/bolt actuating rod/MODEL 1897/-WINCHESTER-TR [obliterated] S. PAT. OFF./ | Riot version. | Model 1897 | Riot version | 12 gauge | 488403 | 1988.8.303v1.jpg | 1988.8.303v2.jpg | firearm | blued overall | slide action | repeating | varnished | finish | except for hammer which is in the white | magazine | stock | walnut | grooved | tubular | forend | semi-pistol grip | plastic buttplate | military | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.333
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

1988.8.304
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.304 | ca. 1916 | L: 40.375 in, Barrel length: 20.5 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1897 slide action repeating shotgun was a revamped and greatly improved version of the Model 1893. An action slide lock was incorporated for safety and a wide variety of styles were introduced. The Model 1897 was the first Winchester shotgun to accomodate 2 3/4-inch shot shells, the first available in 16 gauge, and the first with solid frame or takedown features. It was the most famous visible hammer repeating shotgun made in America. This shotgun is commonly called a trench gun, having received its title from the trench warfare of WWI. As a short, multiple projectile, close-range firearm it was well suited for the trench's confined quarters. The submachine gun of WWII replaced the trench gun in this role. However, the short barrel shotgun is still used anywhere a handy, close-range firearm is needed. This is a standard M/97 riot/trench gun, with the exception of the prototype hand guard/heat shield, bayonet lug, and sling swivel assembly. The hand guard is sheet metal which conforms to the barrel's shape and extends from 4 inches in front of the receiver to the bayonet lug attachment at the tube end. There are no perferations in the guard--only two dimples that hold it away from the barrel. The bayonet lug accepts a 1917 Enfield bayonet, however, the cross guard would need to be modified to fit over the barrel. Magazine capacity: 5 shot shells. | bottom receiver/E/555396/top receiver/[P superscribed over W in oval]/left side bbl/[covered by hand guard] CO. NEW HAVEN. CONNECICUT. U.S.A./[covered by hand guard] 8. OCT. 16. 1900. DEC. 25. 06. JULY 5. 10./12 GA. FULL/bolt actuating rod/MODEL 1897/-WINCHESTER-/TRADEMARK REG IN. U.S.A. PAT. OFF./ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. There are some varnish drips on the buttstock. | Model 1897 | 12 gauge | 555396 | 1988.8.304v2.jpg | 1988.8.304v1.jpg | firearm | blued | repeating | finish | sling swivel | magazine | plastic buttplate | tubular | forend | hand guard/heat shield | grooved | semi-pistol grip | round | stock | upper sling swivel unit | slide action | walnut | bayonet lug | military | shotgun | 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

1988.8.402
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1988.8.402 | ca. 1970 | L: 39.25 in, Barrel length: 20.75 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | breech/(Winchester proof marks)/ | no written record for this firearm. | 1988.8.402.JPG | 1988.8.402v1.jpg | 1988.8.402v2.jpg | 1988.8.402.JPG | rifle | single shot | bolt action | firearm | one-piece maple (?) | stock | sporting | rear and front sights have been removed | blued overall, except for bolt body which is in the white | round barrel | receiver grooved for scope mounts | front sight | sling swivels attached | finish | monte carlo pattern | area of stock in front of receiver has been filled in, indicating receiver shortened or moved to rear | ramp | experimental | barrel | semi-pistol grip | plastic buttplate | varnished | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.363
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1988.8.363 | 1932-1963 | L: 39 in, Barrel length: 21.375 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Winchester Model 61 was developed as a modern, hammerless 22 caliber rim fire repeating rifle, incorporating all of the modern features of this type of arm. This model sold in reasonably satisfactory quantities, although handicapped to some extent by the much earlier introduction of the hammerless action by competitive manufacturers. About 342,001 were made (Watrous: 1966). This experimental slide action rifle was never adopted as the Model 61, due to the infringement of a Browning patent made in Belgium. | [left barrel] 22 short-long | or Long Rifle; [breech] (Winchester proof marks) | Needs inscription, condition, and dimensions. | 22 | not serially numbered | 1988.8.363v1.jpg | 1988.8.363v2.jpg | slide action | rifle | firearm | experimental | round barrel | tubular | sporting | rear sight | finish | stock | blued overall | blade/bead | varnished | two-piece walnut | adjustable v-notch | repeating | takedown | magazine | front sight | barrel | semi-pistol grip | forepiece ribbed | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT