Well, guns are an inescapable part of the story of the West. This Winchester belonged to Annie Oakley and I can't think of a more iconic western firearm or a neater gun-totin' gal.
|big horn ram foliate 12 elk 44|
|Barrel length: 22 in, pull: 13.375 in, overall length: 39.625 in, H: 2.25 in|
|Gift of Dorothy Stone Collins|
|Stamped on bottom of receiver: 301670, Top of barrel stamped: MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCTOBER 14. 1884, Left rear of barrel stamped: 44 W.C.F., Tang stamped: MODEL 1892/--WINCHESTER--/TRADE MARK, Rubber butt plate embossed: WINCHESTER/REPEATING/ARMS CO.|
|1892 Winchester rifle, caliber .44WCF, shotgun butt, half octagon barrel, checkered stock and forearm, engraved with foliate design and big horn ram on left side, elk on right side of receiver. Made for and used by Annie Oakley.|
|Winchester Model 1892|