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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
Descriptions
sling swivel 6 early flat side 2 receiver 13 lever action 17 forestock 2 adjustable 11 military metal buttplate blade 128 blued 267 barrel 187 military 37 stock 186 musket length hammer and trigger group casehardened integrated box 6 rear sight 51 front sight 59 finish 98 two-piece walnut 20 magazine 88 round barrel 64 finger grooves under rear sight varnished 52 repeating 61 sample 6
Names
firearm 4093
Use
musket 82 military 45
Date:
1895
Dimensions:
L: 46.125 in, Barrel length: 27.25 in, H: 8 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
The Model 1895 was the first successful box magazine, lever action repeating rifle ever produced. Based on John Browning design patent (U.S. 549,345), this model was adapted to high powered smokeless cartridges (.30/40 Krag, .38/72 W.C.F., .40/72 W.C.F., .303 British, .35 W.C.F., .405 W.C.F., .30 Govt. 03, .30 Govt. 06, and 7.62 M/M Russian). About the first 5000 Model 1895 arms were produced with flat side receivers. Nearly 300,000 were produced in musket pattern in 7.62mm for the Russian government during 1915-1916. Magazine capacity: varied with cartridge chambering.
Inscription:
lower tang:19;upper tang:WINCHESTER/--/MODEL 1895;bbl top:MANUFACTURED BY THE/-WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CONN/30 U.S./
Remarks:
Cataloged by BCD 4/91.
Caliber/Gauge:
.30-40 KRAG
Serial Number:
19
Accession Number:
1988.8.281

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