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1988.8.1312
Spencer Repeating Rifle Co.,...
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1988.8.1312 | 1865 | L: 37.125 in, bore length: 20 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | T of receiver: MODEL/1865/ SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE/ PAT'D MARCH 6 1860/ MANUF D AT PROV. R.I./ BY BURNSIDE RIFLE CO [Back of receiver:] 27858 [L side of stock:] ELA | There is no written record for this object. | breech-loading | repeating | self-contained metallic cartridge | lever action | tubular magazine | 27858 | 1988.8.1312.JPG | firearm | Spencer Repeating Rifle Co., Boston, MA.

1988.8.1065
American | Spencer Repeating...
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1988.8.1065 | 1863-1864 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 8.25 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | The Spencer Navy repeating rifle was produced 1862-1864. About 710 such pieces were purchased by the Navy. Made by Spencer Repeating Rifle Co., Boston, Mass., the total carbines and rifles produced was about 144,500 with about 107,372 going to the U.S. govt. The Spencer was one of the most colorful and widely used of Civil War firearms. Toward the end of the Civil War, the Spencer established itself firmly as the main arm for Cavalry use and was widely issued during the Indian war era also. The Spencer Co. was purchased by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1869. | [top of receiver:] SPENCER REPEATING;RIFLE CO. BOSTON, MASS.; PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860.; 3450 | Re-catalogued by JMH, 4-12-93 | Spencer "Navy" Military Rifle | .52 RF | 3450 | 1988.8.1065v1.jpg | 1988.8.1065v2.jpg | firearm | walnut | steel | trigger | plain | iron | rifle | American | Spencer Repeating Rifle Co., Boston, MA.

1988.8.1680
American | Spencer Repeating...
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1988.8.1680 | 1865-1866 | L: 37.5 in, Barrel length: 20 in, H: 7.75 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on top of barrel:] 56-50; M1865 [on top of receiver:] SPENCER REPEATING -; RIFLE CO., BOSTON MASS.;PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860.; 101436 [on left side of lever:] 5 [on left side of breech assembly:] 6 [on left side of breech block:] 5 | carbine | breech-loading | repeater | self-contained metallic cartridge | lever action | tubular magazine | 1988.8.1680.JPG | firearm | wood | steel | American | Spencer Repeating Rifle Co., Boston, MA.

1988.8.1679
Spencer Repeating Rifle Co.,...
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1988.8.1679 | 1860 | L: 39 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 8 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | [on top of barrel:] 56-56; [on right side of barrel:] WRACO [on top of receiver:] SPENCER REPEATING;RIFLE CO. BOSTON, MASS.; PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860.; 26638 [on right side of lever] R [on right side of breech assembly:] M [on right side of breech block:] M | Rear sight, rear sling swivel, breech block screw, sling ring bar assembly missing; magazine tube follower assembly missing. | carbine | breech-loading | repeater | self-contained metallic cartridge | lever action | tubular magazine | 1988.8.1679.JPG | firearm | wood | steel | Spencer Repeating Rifle Co., Boston, MA. | American