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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
Descriptions
walnut 486 barrel 187 stock 186 sporting model tubular 51 rear sight 51 sporting type front sight 59 beach type magazine 88 luke wheelock, designer lever action 17 octagon barrel 27 none 12
Names
firearm 4093
Use
lever action 5 rifle 1140
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
Accession Number:
1988.8.174

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.


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