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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American 350 Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
Descriptions
experimental 71 walnut 486 nickel steel 11 trigger 354 plain 345
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
World War I
Use
military 45 rifle 1140
Date:
ca. 1915
Dimensions:
L: 38.25 in, Barrel length: 19.75 in, H: 6.5 in
Gloss:
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.
Inscription:
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/
Remarks:
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 (?)
Model:
Winchester Model 1907
Caliber/Gauge:
.351
Serial Number:
20355
Accession Number:
1988.8.135

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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