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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester-Western Limited, Cobourg, Ontario - Canada 4
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438 hard rubber 110
Names
firearm 4093 breech-loading 266 box magazine 140 self-contained metallic cartridge 368 gas operated semi-automatic 78 rifle 498 repeater 152
Date:
about 1974
Dimensions:
L: 41.75 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 6.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of John M. Olin
Inscription:
[on left side of barrel:] WINCHESTER (followed by symbol for registered trademark); MODEL 490 CAL L.R. ONLY; MADE IN CANADA WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL [on top of barrel and receiver) P (over) W (encircled) (proof mark) [on left side of receiver:] 6; J000014 [on right side of barrel:] - WINCHESTER (followed by symbolf for registered trademark) - NEW HAVEN CONN. [on hard rubber butt plate:] WINCHESTER; REPEATING; ARMS (in circle)
Remarks:
Sporting rifle, semi-automatic, with detachable box magazine. Fires .22 long rifle only. One-piece walnut stock with stamped checkering and plastic grip and buttplate, which is checkered with round Winchester Repeating Arms logo. All metal is blued except jeweled bolt. Barrel has fold down rear sight and hooded ramp front sight. Half of white address label on right side of stock reads, "Mr. Eugene. . .701. . .St. Louis. This was returned as a gift, to WInchester by John M. Olin's estate. From 1975-1978, 32,893 were made.
Caliber/Gauge:
.22 LR RF
Serial Number:
J000014
Accession Number:
1990.5.12

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