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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT, U.S.A. 359
Names
firearm 4093 self-contained metallic cartridge 368 lever action 110 breech-loading 266 rifle 498 repeating 152 box magazine 140
Subjects
wood 5 metal 3 leather 4
Date:
1895
Dimensions:
L: 46.625 in, Barrel length: 27.375 in, H: 8.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of John and Isabel Van Devanter Sawhill
Inscription:
[lower tang:] 1273 [under trigger:] PAT. NOV. 5. 1895; --NOV.12 1895-- [top of barrel:] (obliterated) AVEN CONN. U.S.A. [top of barrel forward of receiver:] 30 U.S. [under tang:] WINCHESTER; -- --; MODEL 1895
Remarks:
Belonged to Willis Van Devanter, Chief Justice of Wyoming Territory under Benjamin Harrison and Associate Judstice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1910 to 1937.
Caliber/Gauge:
.30-40 KRAG
Serial Number:
1273
Accession Number:
1991.13.1

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