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1988.8.108
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.108 | ca. 1917 | L: 46 in, Barrel length: 27 in, H: 7.5 in | When the United States entered World War I in 1917, it was imperative that large quantities of rifles for U.S. troops be obtained in the shortest possible time. Winchester had no special equipment for the production of the United States standard service rifle, so the company purchased from the British Government the equipment that had previously been used to produce the British Enfield Pattern No. 14 Rifle. Changes were made in the equipment to adapt the rifle for handling the United States Service, 30-06 Springfield, ammunition. The name of the pattern was changed to the United States Rifle, Caliber 30, Model of 1917. At the factory this rifle was known as the G17R and also as the Winchester M/17 Rifle. The first delivery of a few sample M/17 rifles was made in May 1917 and the first quantity production in August 1917. The company presented a Model 1917 rifle of Winchester manufacture to President Woodrow Wilson on January 18, 1919 (Barnes: 1980). | front of receiver/U.S./Model of 1917/WINCHESTER/ | Attached to 1988.8.407 on exhibit | Model 1917 | .30-06 | none | 1988.8.108v2.jpg | 1988.8.108v1.jpg | firearm | experimental enfield | special fitting on guard for large box magazine | trigger | bolt action | military | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.3741
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.3741 | 1916 | album length: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 26 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | PR :[up arrow] 1W [inside circle] PATTN.14 | W154256 | 43 | PL: [up arrow] [makers mark] | Winchester made, British Pattern 14, bolt action, Enfield rifle; SN W154256 with two sling swivels attached to the fore stocks, and a brass disc on stock. | British Pattern 14 | .30 | W154256 | 1988.8.3741.v2.jpg | 1988.8.3741.v1.jpg | firearm | wood | steel | military | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.177
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.177 | ca. 1871 | L: 50 in, Barrel length: 29 in, H: 8 in | Exact type submitted by Winchester to the U.S. Government Trials of 1872/73 | Model 1871 Musket | .40 | none | 1988.8.177.JPG | firearm | lever action | walnut | full | experimental | rolling block | stock | receiver not exposed | magazine | tubular | exposed hammer metal nickel plated | repeating | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | luke wheelock, designer

1988.8.194
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.194 | ca. 1877 | L: 51.5 in, Barrel length: 31.25 in, H: 8 in | The Hotchkiss magazine musket was invented by Benjamin Hotchkiss, an American living in Paris, France. In 1877, Winchester bought the rights to manufacture and sell the arm in hopes of obtaining government contracts. This was the first bolt action, repeating musket produced by Winchester and it used a tubular magazine in the buttstock. Three styles of Hotchkiss were produced between 1879 and 1899. Nearly all were in the military "musket" style. This example is a First Model factory prototype mussket. It has an experimental cutaway on the frame aperature. The bolt is locked by a swinging piece on the right hand side, to the rear of the bolt. | PL bolt case/HOTCHKISS SYSTEM/top bbl/WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A./PATENTED AUG. 17. 1869. FEB. 15. 1870. NOV. 9. 1875. NOV. 14. 1876 | Model Hotchkiss Musket | .45-70 | none | 1988.8.194.JPG | firearm | round barrel | experimental | barrel | magazine | bolt action | tubular | musket | military | sample | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

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

1988.8.708
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.708 | 1917-1918 | L: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 26.75 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This U.S. Model 1917 Enfield rifle was manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company from 1917 to 1920; approximately 545,510 were produced. The type was made under U.S. government contract for service in World War I as a supplement to production of the U.S. Model 1903. It is a modified version of the British Pattern 14 Enfield, which Winchester produced for war service from 1914 to 1917. The basic modification was a change in the caliber from the .303 British cartridge to the .30 govt.'06 U.S. cartridge. Known as the G-17-R and the Winchester M/17, this arm was never commercially available. | [receiver] US | MODEL OF 1917 | WINCHESTER | 522212; [left top receiver] (eagle head) | (undecipherable) | (partial egale head stamp) | 21; [left] (flaming grenade); [right receiver tang] (eagle head) | 474; [bolt handle bottom] W | N.S.; [bolt handle top] (flaming grenade); [catch under bolt] W (eagle head) (undecipherable); [2nd barrel band] W | (eagle head) | 465; [front band] W; [bayonet guide] W; [barrel, rear of front sight] W | (flaming grenade) | 2-19; [front sight, both sides] W; [front sight, top] 090; [stock, front of trigger guard] (eagle head) | 504; [stock, rear of trigger guard] (eagle head) | 520; [inside buttplate door] M | (triangle) | 5-shot, bolt action repeater. One-piece walnut stock with walnut hand guards. Good condition with very few nicks and scratches. All metal blued with little finish wear. Receiver marked on top. Bolt handle marked on bottom. Two barrel bands screw retained stacking swivel on 1st bank, sling swivel on 2nd. 2nd band marked on front. Barrel marked rear os front sight. Blade front sight in a high stud with protective wings. Sliding peep rear sight on receiver. The U.S. entry into WWI caused an urgetn need for great quantities of rifles and other arms. The National Armories were unable to produce the numbers needed. Winchester as well as Remington Arms Co. were at that time, producing Enfield type rifles for the British war effort. The Ordnance Dept. adopted the Enfield into U.S. service, changing only the chambering from .303 to .30-06. almost 2.2 million U.S. M1917 were produced for the U.S. military. (Gluckman, US Muskets, Rifles and Carbines, Barnes). NOTE: Buttstock storage contains an oiler and pull through cleaning kit in a small metal cylinder. | Winchester U.S. Model 1917 | .30 | 522212 | 1988.8.708v1.jpg | 1988.8.708v2.jpg | firearm | repeating | trigger | plain | military | rifle | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.114
British | firearm | military...
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1988.8.114 | ca. 1914 | L: 46.25 in, Barrel length: 25.5 in, H: 9.5 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. This Pattern 14 model was presented to George L. Davis by Lieut. Raven, British Ordnance Inspector, for the purpose of inspecting the interchangeability of different makes of bayonets. | bolt handle slot/39/PR stock/[British "Broad Arrow" proofmark]/[Winchester proofmark]/PATT. 14/ | Pattern 14 | .303 British | none | 1988.8.114v1.jpg | 1988.8.114v2.jpg | 1988.8.114.JPG | firearm | military type with barrel cover | open | military type | stock | round | sights | repeating | barrel | british enfield | walnut | bolt action | rifle | military | British

1988.8.173
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.173 | ca. 1867 | L: 54.25 in, Barrel length: 32.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Model 1867 Musket | .45 | none | 1988.8.173.JPG | firearm | nickeled barrel | stock | brass | walnut | barrel and bands bright | casehardened receiver | experimental | finish | carrier | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.171
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.171 | ca. 1868 | L: 50.625 in, Barrel length: 28.5 in, H: 8.25 in | Model 1868 Musket | .45 | none | 1988.8.171.JPG | firearm | full | in the white | receiver | massive | lever action | iron | finish | casehardened receiver | stock | military | musket | 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

1988.8.180
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.180 | ca. 1872 | L: 52.25 in, Barrel length: 30.5 in, H: 7.75 in | This lever action, repeating "musket", or military rifle, was designed by Luke Wheelock under his patent of January, 1871 (U.S. 111,500). It features a vertical bolt-action locking mechanism, special loading port design, and a magazine cut off just forward of the receiver. This arm was furnished for the United States Ordnance Trials of 1872-1873. It passed the first battery of tests satisfactorily, but failed the "fine sand and dust" trial. The trials resulted in the adoption of the Model 1873 Springfield "trapdoor" rifle. | top receiver/2/lower tang/2/ | Model 1872 Musket | .45 W.C.F. | 2 | 1988.8.180.JPG | firearm | stock | blade front | round | musket type with sling swivels. | folding adjustable rear. | plain | walnut | repeating | barrel | lever action | sights | trigger | musket | military | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

2010.1.4
Milwaukee Saddlery Company |...
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2010.1.4 | 1945 | L: 35 in, width: 12.25 in, depth: 19 in | on belt: RM.1942 US holster: Milwaukee Saddlery Co. 1945 | US RM1942 | 2010.1.4.JPG | holster | Other | cartridge belt | canvas | military | Milwaukee Saddlery Company

1988.8.196
French | firearm
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1988.8.196 | ca. 1876 | overall length: 51.5 in, Barrel length: 31.375 in, H: 8.5 in | PL bolt case/(proofmark)HOTCHKISS PATENT PARIS(proofmark)/ | Sample Hotchkiss Musket | .45-70 | none | 1988.8.196.JPG | firearm | sample | rifle | military | bolt action | French

1988.8.107
Burton, F.F. | Winchester Re...
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1988.8.107 | ca. 1917 | L: 46.125 in, Barrel length: 26.875 in, H: 8.5 in | This prototype, U.S. Enfield rifle was submitted for government consideration at the New York conference of April 30, 1917. | front of receiver/W/ | Model 1917 | .30-06 | W | 1988.8.107v1.jpg | 1988.8.107v2.jpg | firearm | bolt action | prototype enfield | magazine-fed | rifle | military | Burton, F.F. | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

2010.1.3
bayonet | Other | metal
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2010.1.3 | L: 22 in, width: 3 in, depth: 1.875 in | U.S. / 25 / 4X / 1917 Remington | US 1917 Remington bayonet | US 1917 Remington | 2010.1.3.JPG | bayonet | Other | metal | military

1988.8.200
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.200 | 1881 | L: 51.75 in, Barrel length: 31.25 in, H: 8.25 in | PL bolt case/MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A/PATENTED OCT. 16. 1860. JUNE 25. 1872. JULY 23. 1878. AND UNDER/B.B. HOTCHKISS' PAT'S AUG. 17. 1869. FEB. 15. 1870. NOV. 9. 1875. NOV. 14. 1876. JAN. 23. 1877. | Model 1880 Hotchkiss Musket | .45-70 | 4095 | 1988.8.200.JPG | 1988.8.200.jpg | firearm | full stock | hotchkiss | bolt action | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.696
American | Springfield Armor...
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1988.8.696 | 1898-1903 | L: 49.125 in, Barrel length: 30 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This U.S. Model 1898 Springfield/Krag-Jorgensen rifle was manufactured from 1898 to 1903; approximately 330,000 were produced. The "Krag" rifle was invented by Ole H. Krag and Erik Jorgensen at the Kongsberg Arms Factory in Norway. The design was adopted by the U.S. Military in 1892 to supercede the breech-loading single shot Springfield "trapdoor" rifle. The "Krag" was the first small caliber, smokeless powder magazine rifle adopted by the U.S. | RECEIVER: U.S./MODEL 1898 AND SPRINGFIELD ARMORY. | 5 shot bolt action repeater. One-piece walnut stock with separate walnut handguard. Fiar condition with lots of nicks and scratches. Receiver case hardened, all other metal blued. Heavy finish wear loading gate, sideplate and barrel bands. All metal has at least one small patch of pitting.2 barrel bands screw and stud retained. Front band has stacking swivel. Blade front sight in high lug, M1902 (1st type) adjustable rear sight. Rear sling swivel on buttstock. Note: 3-piece cleaning rod and oiler in buttstock cavity. | Springfield U.S. Model 1898 Krag | .30 caliber | 453331; 453351 | 1988.8.696v1.jpg | 1988.8.696v2.jpg | firearm | trigger | plain | repeating | rifle | military | American | Springfield Armory, Springfield, MA

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

2010.1.2
ammunition | Other | box | m...
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2010.1.2 | H: 12.875 in, width: 12 in, depth: 6 in | 100 Cal. 50 ammuntion box | 100 Cal. 50 | 2010.1.2.JPG | ammunition | Other | box | metal | military

2010.1.10
ammunition | Other | box | m...
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2010.1.10 | H: 0 in, width: 0 in, depth: 0 in | One ammunition box and twelve spent cartridges (AJG, 3/20/2017). | 2010.1.10.JPG | ammunition | Other | box | metal | military

1988.8.117
Johnson, Thomas Crossley | W...
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1988.8.117 | ca. 1915 | L: 43.875 in, Barrel length: 22.875 in, H: 8.25 in | 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. The manufacture of this model was discontinued in 1936; 50,145 were made. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges (detachable box magazine). This Winchester experimental sample was originally made as a sporting rifle and later changed to musket form. | top of receiver/.30 GOV' 06/ | Model A | .30-06 | none | 1988.8.117.JPG | 1988.8.117v1.jpg | 1988.8.117v2.jpg | firearm | barrel | experimental | repeating | two band fastened | full | finish | blued | round barrel | takedown | with bayonet lug | bolt action | stock | musket | military | rifle | Johnson, Thomas Crossley | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT

1988.8.175
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.175 | ca. 1872 | L: 53.25 in, Barrel length: 31.25 in, H: 7.5 in | lower tang/3/top of receiver/3//38 | Ref. Hall & Flayderman: This musket has a cleaning rod and bayonet. Bayonet not located on 03/03/2009. | Model 1872 Musket | .50-70 | 3 | 1988.8.175.JPG | firearm | finish | nickel | stock | experimental | walnut | full | military | musket | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | American

1988.8.109
American | Winchester Repeat...
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1988.8.109 | ca. 1918 | L: 46.5 in, Barrel length: 26.625 in, H: 9.75 in | When the United States entered World War I in 1917, it was imperative that large quantities of rifles for U.S. troops be obtained in the shortest possible time. Winchester had no special equipment for the production of the United States standard service rifle, so the company purchased from the British Government the equipment that had previously been used to produce the British Enfield Pattern No. 14 Rifle. Changes were made in the equipment to adapt the rifle for handling the United States Service, 30-06 Springfield, ammunition. The name of the pattern was changed to the United States Rifle, Caliber 30, Model of 1917. At the factory this rifle was known as the G17R and also as the Winchester M/17 Rifle. The first delivery of a few sample M/17 rifles was made in May 1917 and the first quantity production in August 1917. The company presented a Model 1917 rifle of Winchester manufacture to President Woodrow Wilson on January 18, 1919 (Barnes: 1980). | front of receiver/U.S./MODEL OF 1917/WINCHESTER/155818/end of barrel/W/(trademark)/2-18/bolt neck/SN/W | Winchester catalog indicates accompanying bayonet and scabbard rifle. | Model 1917 | .30-06 | 155818 | 1988.8.109v1.jpg | 1988.8.109v2.jpg | firearm | regular issue | bolt action | Enfield | rifle | military | American | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT