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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
Descriptions
barrel 187 plain 345 finish 98 trigger 354 tubular 51 in the white 23 fine toolroom machine work developmental magazine 88 octagon barrel 27
Names
firearm 4093
Use
repeating 17 rifle 1140
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
L: 40.5 in, Barrel length: 23.625 in, H: 7.375 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
The Model 1890 was the most popular repeating rifle, using rimfire cartridges for general, all around informal shooting purposes, ever made by Winchester. For many years it was also generally considered the universal firearm for use in shooting galleries. This developmental rifle displays many features not seen in later production models.
Model:
Winchester Model 1890 | sample
Caliber/Gauge:
.22
Serial Number:
not serially numbered
Accession Number:
1988.8.267

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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