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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967 American 350
Descriptions
musket type with sling swivels on the left side. sights 95 round 182 folding adjustable rear. 2 lever action 17 barrel 187 blade front 14 walnut 486 stock 186
Names
firearm 4093 military 6 rifle 498
Date:
ca. 1866
Dimensions:
L: 53.5 in, Barrel length: 33 in, H: 7.5 in
Gloss:
This lever action, repeating "musket", or military rifle, was an experimental pattern designed for military adoption. It has a toggle-link action similar to the Models 1866, 1873 and 1876. Made by Luke Wheelock, it features a loading port with hinged cover in the bottom of the receiver patented by James D. Smith in February, 1866 (U.S. 52,934). This design was never put into production.
Inscription:
NONE.
Accession Number:
1988.8.156

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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