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Cody Firearms Museum

Descriptions
varnished 52 tapered 20 stock 186 staggered one-piece walnut 14 semi-pistol grip 25 with hood checkered steel buttplate 6 detachable box 8 receiver parkerized repeating 61 barrel 187 magazine 88 front sight 59 ramp/bead 4 adjustable v-notch 6 remainder blued 2 experimental 71 with rear sight cover plate round barrel 64 sling swivel attached rear sight 51 finish 98
Names
semi-automatic 17 firearm 4093 rifle 498
Date:
1945
Dimensions:
L: 43 in, Barrel length: 24 in, H: 6.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This experimental rifle has an adaptation of the M1 rotary bolt locking design.
Inscription:
[barrel] (Winchester proof stamps)
Remarks:
Semi-automatic, repeating, para-military rifle. Ramp-bead front sight with hood. Adjustable V notch rear sight. Round, tapered barrel with rear sight cover plate. Detachable box magazine, staggered. Receiver is Parkerized; remainder of finish is blued. One-piece walnut stock, varnished, semi-pistol grip, checkered steel buttplate. Sling swivel on forepiece. Experimental rifle with adaptation of M1 rotary bolt locking design. Nearly identical to 82.1.0443 except variance in exterior bolt design and forepiece lateral dimension.
Accession Number:
1988.8.425

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