Winchester Model 1886 Rifle

Winchester Model 1886 Rifle
Title
Winchester Model 1886 Rifle
Date 
1886-1898
Medium 
Wood, steel
Dimensions 
barrel length: 26 in. ( 66 cm ) Overall: 44 3/4 in. ( 113.7 cm )
Description 
Wood and steel rifle; octagon barrel; stamped marks on barrel, barrel tang, and trigger guard.
Credit Line 
Gift of U.S. Coast Guard Supply Center
Object Number 
1953.109
Marks 
stamped: barrel: "WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A." stamped: barrel tang: "MODEL 1886" stamped: trigger guard: "114438"
Gallery Label 
The first in a long line of firearms patented by John Browning and manufactured by Winchester, the Model 1886 rifle was a standard arm among hunters for nearly 50 years.
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Creative: Tronvig Group