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Accession Number:
1988.8.174
Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT
Descriptions
walnut, barrel, stock, sporting model, tubular, rear sight, sporting type, front sight, beach type, magazine, luke wheelock, designer, lever action, octagon barrel, none
Names
firearm
Use
lever action, rifle
Date:
1870-1871
Dimensions:
L: 48.75 in, Barrel length: 27.125 in, H: 7.5 in
Gloss:
This lever action rifle, designed by Luke Wheelock, has a carrier mechanism similar to the Winchester Models 1866 and 1873. It has no cover for the loading port, and loads through the side, ejecting from the top of the reservoir.
Model:
Model 1871
Caliber/Gauge:
.40
Serial Number:
non

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