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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967 American 350
Descriptions
nickel steel 11 trigger 354 walnut 486 plain 345
Names
firearm 4093
Use
carbine 145
Date:
ca. 1927
Dimensions:
L: 40 in, Barrel length: 19.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
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. Magazine capacity: 5 cartridges (detachable box magazine).
Inscription:
BBL: MODEL 54 WINCHESTER-TM-. NICKEL STEEL. MADE IN U.S.A. WINCHESTER RPTG ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CT. PATS. APPLIED FOR.
Model:
Winchester Model 54
Caliber/Gauge:
.30
Accession Number:
1988.8.358

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