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Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
magazine 88 blued overall 21 one-piece walnut 14 stock 186 round barrel 64 flip-up vernier rear sight 51 varnished 52 trigger 354 front sight 59 serrated 7 forepiece with finger grooves and barrel band heavy 25 post/blade adjustable for windage and elevation 2 sling swivels attached 5 semi-pistol grip 25 target 9 repeating 61 checkered steel buttplate 6 detachable clip 3 tapered 20 finish 98 barrel 187
rifle 498 bolt action 92 firearm 4093
L: 45.25 in, Barrel length: 28 in
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Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Due to wide use in World War I, the bolt action rifle became popular in America during the 1920s. A concurrent interest in precision small bore competitive shooting led Winchester to produce the Model 52. Designed by Thomas Crossley Johnson, the Model 52 has become the leading arm in small bore accuracy. It is available in a variety of styles and weights, and has a magazine capacity of 5 cartridges. The right side of this demonstrator model is cut away from the rear of the bolt to the forward portion of the receiver, exposing the complete bolt and trigger mechanism and magazine arrangements.
Needs inscription. no written record for this firearm.
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