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1988.8.123
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.123 | 1929 | L: 49.125 in, Barrel length: 28.75 in, H: 8.5 in | bottom of barrel/571014/PL barrel/MADE IN U.S.A./-STAINLESS STEEL-WINCHESTER-MODEL 12- 12 GA./TRADE MARK FULL./PL receiver/MADE IN U.S.A. WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. PAT. JULY 21. 1896./FEB. 22. JUNE 14. 1898. SEPT. 7 1909. MAY 17. 24. 31. JUNE 7. 14. 28. JULY 5. 12. 1910. JULY 22. 1913./ | Winchester R & D label on Pl receiver. | 1988.8.123.JPG | shotgun, repeating | firearm | two-piece walnut | tubular | front sight | hammerless | checkered bakelite buttplate | barrel | bead | stock | finish | matted receiver top | pistol grip | magazine | round barrel | take down | grooved slide handle | slide bar and magazine band blued, remainder bright stainless steel | rear sight | single barrel | barrel, magazine and receiver entirely stainless steel | full | slide action | varnished | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.330
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.330 | ca. 1940 | L: 45.5 in, Barrel length: 26 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Announcement of the new Winchester Model 42 hammerless slide action repeating shotgun was an innovation. It was the first shotgun with this type of action ever developed especially for the 410 gauge shell. Factory records show the first delivery of Model 42 shotguns to warehouse stock was made in May 1933. Although the Model 42 in design and appearance closely resembles the Winchester Model 12, it was not a copy of this model but was in all respects a small, lightweight shotgun developed especially for the 410 gauge. The M/42 was discontinued in 1963; about 159,353 were made (Watrous: 1966). The receiver and magazine of this Model 42 have been cut away with numerous windows on both sides to demonstrate the internal mechanisms. | [barrel left] Made in New Haven, Conn. U.S. of America | Winchester Proof Steel | Winchester/Trade Mark | Model 42 - 410 -3 in.cham. | Mod. | Breech (Winchester Proof stamps) | 2/24/03: A note that this firearm needs a condition report. Tubular magazine. Blued overall. Two piece walnut, oiled, grooved slide handle, pistol grip, checkered Bakelite buttplate with old style Winchester trade mark. Take down. Receiver and magazine cutaway with numberous windows on both sides to deomonstrate internal mechanisms. Single barrel. Bead front sight. Matted receiver top rear sight. | Model 42 | .410 | 77642 | 1988.8.330v1.jpg | 1988.8.330v1.jpg | 1988.8.330v2.jpg | 1988.8.330v2.jpg | firearm | single barrel | round barrel | two-piece walnut | rear sight | magazine | finish | tubular | grooved slide handle | blued overall | stock | modified | choke modified | pistol grip | oiled | bead | takedown | barrel | front sight | checkered bakelite buttplate | matted receiver top | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

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

1988.8.565
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.565 | ca. 1964 | L: 50.75 in, Barrel length: 29 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Winchester Model 1200 slide action shotgun, in Standard Grade, was introduced in 1964. This all-new gun had a rifle-type, head-locking, rotating bolt with four lugs that lock into the barrel extension. This new design eliminated stress and strain to the gun's receiver during firing (Barnes: 1980). This experimental Model 1200 was submitted for sales approval but never manufactured with these engraved designs. | left bbl/WINCHESTER MADE IN U.S.A./MODEL 1200 - 12 GA. -2-3/4 CHAM. - WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL - FULL/ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | 12 gauge | A5 | 1988.8.565.JPG | dog | birds | game | firearm | alloy receiver black anodized | improvised trigger pull adjustment screw mounted on trigger | two-piece walnut | blued | front sight | repeating | cross bolt safety in forward trigger guard | tubular | magazine | stock | sporting | bolt jeweled and in the white | receiver | engraved | metal grip cap | varnished | red recoil pad | checkered | bead | rolled type | finish | slide release in rear | slide action | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.287
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.287 | 1896 | L: 46.5 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 7.5 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. The lever on this experimental Model 1895 rifle has been cut off at the trigger and a highly modified Lee straight pull bolt handle attached. This modification forms a trigger guard and brings the bolt handle up to the middle of the stock wrist. Although well executed, the modification is a poor design, as the bolt handle knob rests against the shooter's right index finger knuckle and interferes when lowering the hammer. Magazine capacity: varied with cartridge chambering. | lower tang:556;PL trigger:PAT. NOV. 5.1895./-NOV. 12. 1895-;upper tang:WINCHESTER/--/ MODEL 1895;top of barrel:MANUFACTURED BY THE//-WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A.-/30 U.S./ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Winchester Model 1895 | prototype | .30-40 KRAG | 556 | 1988.8.287v1.jpg | 1988.8.287v2.jpg | firearm | crescent | blued | two-piece walnut | sporting | stock | open | early flat side | lever in the white | blade | round barrel | adjustable | experimental | barrel | receiver | integrated box | front sight | buttplate | repeating | trigger group, hammer, and buttplate casehardened | finish | magazine | rear sight | rifle | lever action | 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

1988.8.100
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

1988.8.283
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.283 | ca. 1911 | L: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 29.875 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This demonstrator/salesroom sample has been cut away on the left side, from the chamber to the end of the tang. | lower tang/105793/upper tang/PAT. OCT. 7TH 79./-WINCHESTER-/top bbl/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCT. 7. 79. MAY 28. 07./38-55/ | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. There is no separate written record for this firearm. | Model 1885 | .38-55 | 105793 | 1988.8.283v1.jpg | 1988.8.283.JPG | 1988.8.283v2.jpg | firearm | barrel | ebony inlaid schnoble forend tip | sample | lever, block, and buttplate casehardened | varnished | adjustable | single shot | blued | sporting | drop block | octagon barrel | two-piece walnut | open | stock | finish | takedown | buckhorn | rear sight | front sight | blade | crescent buttplate | Cut-a-way Model 1885 Single Shot Rifle Maker: Winchester Repeating Arms Co.; New Haven, CT Serial Number: 105793 Date: ca. 1911 Caliber: .38-55 Catalogue Number: 1988.8.283 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection This skeletonized Model 1885 was built for use by the Winchester company's advertising department in preparation of ad illustrations. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.128
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.128 | unknown | overall length: 38 in, Barrel length: 19.375 in, H: 11 in, bayonet lengt: 16.25 in, bayonet width: 3.5 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 offered in this configuration (with bayonet lug for US M1892 [Krag] bayonet, large capacity magazine, and sling swivels) only to police departments and penitentiaries. Winchester also sold limited numbers of the Model 1907 to the allies during World War I. | A: PL receiver/47357/bottom of clip/-.351 CAL.-/PR barrel/MADE IN U.S.A./PL barrel/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARM CO./NEW HAVEN, CONN. U.S.A. SELF LOADING. MODEL 07 PAT. AUG. 27. - .351 CAL. WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL/DEC. 10. 01. FEB. 25. 02. DEC. 22. 03. AUG. 21. OCT. 30. 006. JULY 5. 10./ B: blade neck PL/1895/blade neck PR/US/ | Firearm (a); bayonet (b) , US 1895 | Model 1907 | .351 | 47357 | 1988.8.128v1.jpg | 1988.8.128v2.jpg | bayonet | firearm | finish | two-piece walnut | rear sight | non-adustable v-notch | checkered steel buttplate | front sight | detachable box | barrel | blade | round barrel | magazine | blued overall | stock | takedown | oiled | semi-pistol grip | rifle | semi-automatic | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.284
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.284 | ca. 1880 | L: 47.5 in, Barrel length: 26.625 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1886 lever action repeating rifle was developed to handle powerful center fire cartridges. Based on a Browning patent (U.S. 306,577), with improvements by Winchester master designer William Mason, the Model 1886 incorporated strong vertical bolt locks and a very smooth action. Magazine capacity varied depending on magazine length and cartridge caliber (cartridges ranged from .33 W.C.F. to .50/110 Express). Receivers were casehardened until 1901, when blued finish became standard. This sample Model D, designed by William Mason, led to the development of the Model 1886. It appears to have numerous parts of the Model 1876 incorporated, such as the hammer, buttplate, sights, forend cap magazine tube and mount, and a modified lever. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Experimental Mark D | .45 caliber | none | 1988.8.284v1.jpg | 1988.8.284v2.jpg | firearm | frame | blade | repeating | experimental | octagon barrel | front sight | crescent buttplate | rear sight | two-piece walnut | machining marks noticeable on receiver | magazine | finish | iron | stock | tubular | adjustable | sporting | in the white | sliding brass trap door | barrel | Experimental Mark D Rifle Maker: Winchester Repeating Arms Co.; New Haven, CT Serial Number: None Date: ca. 1880 Caliber: .45 Catalogue Number: 1988.8.284 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection This rifle was designed by William Mason for use with high velocity cartridges. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | Mason, William

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

1988.8.363
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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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

1988.8.277
Mason, William | Winchester ...
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1988.8.277 | ca. 1901 | L: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 27 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1886 lever action repeating rifle was developed to handle powerful center fire cartridges. Based on a Browning patent (U.S. 306,577), with improvements by Winchester master designer William Mason, the Model 1886 incorporated strong vertical bolt locks and a very smooth action. Magazine capacity varied depending on magazine length and cartridge caliber (cartridges ranged from .33 W.C.F. to .50/110 Express). Receivers were casehardened until 1901, when blued finish became standard. This experimental Mark C, designed by William Mason, is a prototype of the Model 1886 with several unusual features. The loading gate cover is cammed, and moves up and forward to insert shells. In an attempt to reduce the length of the receiver, the typical locking mechanisms and solid rear moving bolt have been replaced by a series of complicated internal mechanisms. As the lever is moved down, a Peabody type block is dropped to eject the spent shell and cock the exposed hammer. When the lever is brought up, the block closes and guides a live round underneath it and into the chamber. The "exposed hammer" is more accurately a hammer lever since the face striking the firing pin is all contained in the receiver. Although this mechanism reduces the length of the receiver, it would be difficult to clear a malfunction or empty the magazine, since each round has to be loaded into the chamber before it can be removed. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. | Experimental Mark | .44 | none | 1988.8.277v1.jpg | 1988.8.277v2.jpg | firearm | finish | heavy | long | repeating | magazine | barrel | stock | sporting | buttplate | prototype | experimental | blued | two-piece walnut | front sight | tubular | rear sight | crescent | in the white | round barrel | adjustable | blade (missing) | brass trap door | Experimental Mark C Rifle Maker: Winchester Repeating Arms Co.; New Haven, CT Serial Number: None Date: ca. 1901 Caliber: .44 Catalogue Number: 1988.8.277 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection This sample was designed by William Mason in his further attempts to develop a lever action rifle capable of using high velocity cartridges. | Mason, William | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.139
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.139 | ca. 1905 | L: 40 in, Barrel length: 21.375 in, H: 7.25 in | Winchester R & D label on stock | Sample. | Model 1905 | .32 | none | 1988.8.139v1.jpg | 1988.8.139v2.jpg | firearm | blade | front sight | in the white | detachable box | adjustable semi-buckhorn | barrel | serrated steel buttplate | magazine | varnished | two-piece walnut | rear sight | stock | round barrel | blued | sporting | semi-automatic | repeating | cutaway | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.122
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.122 | ca. 1918 | H: 49.5 x 7.125 in, Barrel length: 28.75 in | PL barrel/TRADEMARK/NICKEL STEEL - WINCHESTER - MOD. 1912- 12 GA. FULL/REG. IN U.S. PAT. OFF. & FGN./PR barrel/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONNECTICUT. U.S.A. PAT. JULY/21. 1893. FEB.22. JUNE 14. 1898. SEPT. 7. 24. 31. JUNE 7. 14. 28. JULY 5. 12. 1910. JULY 22. 1912./ | Winchester R & D label on Pl stock. | Model 1912 | 12 gauge | none | 1988.8.122.jpg | 1988.8.122v1.jpg | 1988.8.122v2.jpg | firearm | finish | bead and mid-bead with full matted, ventillated rib and receiver top | black diamonds at wrist | oiled | slide action | full | magazine | front sight | checkered | checkered, bakelite buttplate | barrel | take down | round barrel | stock | two-piece walnut | blued overall | single barrel | tubular | repeating | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.280
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.280 | ca. 1886 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 27.375 in, H: 7.75 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Model 1886 lever action repeating rifle was developed to handle powerful center fire cartridges. Based on a Browning patent (U.S. 306,577), with improvements by Winchester master designer William Mason, the Model 1886 incorporated strong vertical bolt locks and a very smooth action. Magazine capacity varied depending on magazine length and cartridge caliber (cartridges ranged from .33 W.C.F. to .50/110 Express). Receivers were casehardened until 1901, when blued finish became standard. This prototype incorporates Browning and Mason designs and is almost identical to the final production Model 1886. Minor differences include a receiver which is approximately 1/2-inch shorter, a more forward mounted hammer, slight difference in tang shape, circular opening in bolt top, and one extra screw and hole in left side of receiver. | NONE | Cataloged by BCD 4/91. Cartridge lifter does not work, and bolt does not push hammer to full cock. Old number W2038 is incorrect. | Model 1886 Prototype | .45 | 1988.8.280v2.jpg | 1988.8.280v1.jpg | firearm | stock | sporting | octagon barrel | finish | tubular | crescent buttplate | repeating | rear sight | blade | prototype | ladder | barrel | adjustable | two-piece walnut | front sight | magazine | in the white | Prototype Model 1886 Rifle Maker: Winchester Repeating Arms Co.; New Haven, CT Serial Number: None Caliber: .45 Date: ca. 1886 Catalogue Number: 1988.8.280 Gift of Olin Corporation Winchester Arms Collection The Model 1886 as finally manufactured incorporated designs developed by both John M. Browning and William Mason. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.112
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.112 | ca. 1920 | L: 44 in, Barrel length: 22.875 in, H: 9 in | This experimental rifle is the Mauser type forerunner of the Model 54 Winchester. | top of barrel/30 Gov' 06/ | Model C | .30-06 | none | 1988.8.112v1.jpg | 1988.8.112v2.jpg | 1988.8.112.JPG | firearm | tapered | non-functioning, adjustable double set triggers | enfield type | finish | schnable forend tip with ebony inlay | step-down | pistol grip | round barrel | magazine | adjustable for windage and elevation | ramp/bead (hood missing) | cheekpiece | sporting | barrel | serrated steel buttplate | varnished | blued overall | front sight | rear sight | checkered | two-piece walnut | box | experimental mauser-type forerunner of the model 54 winchester | stock | two-leaf express | bolt action | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.118
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.118 | 1936 | L: 49.25 in, Barrel length: 28.75 in, H: 8.25 in | bottom of barrel/705612/PL barrel/WINCHESTER PROOFSTEEL-WINCHESTER-MODEL 12-12GA./FULL/PR barrel/MADE IN U.S.A. WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS. CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. PAT. JULY 21. 1896/FEB. 22. JUNE 14. 1898 SEPT. 7 1909. MAY 17. 24. 31. JUNE 7. 14. 28. JULY 5. 12. 1910. JULY 22. 1913/ | Model 12 | 12 gauge | 705612 | 1988.8.118v1.jpg | 1988.8.118v2.jpg | firearm | checkered bakelite buttplate | front sight | pistol grip | varnished | barrel | grooved slide handle | take down | stock | matted receiver top | hammerless | bead | rear sight | magazine | round barrel | finish | blued overall | slide action | full | single barrel | tubular | receiver cutaway with numerous windows, particularly on the left, to demonstrate internal mechanisms | two-piece walnut | repeating | shotgun | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT