Winchester Single Shot Rifle (Highwall Standard Model)

Winchester Single Shot Rifle (Highwall Standard Model)
Title
Winchester Single Shot Rifle (Highwall Standard Model)
Date 
1885-1910
Medium 
Wood, steel
Dimensions 
barrel length: 26 3/8 in. ( 67 cm ) Overall: 42 5/8 in. ( 108.3 cm )
Description 
Wood and steel rifle; stamped marks on barrel, breech end of barrel, barrel tang, and trigger guard.
Credit Line 
Gift of the U.S. Coast Guard Supply Center
Object Number 
1953.112
Marks 
stamped: barrel breech: "22 SHORT"; barrel: "MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCTOBER 7, 1879" stamped: barrel tang: "REG. IN U.S. PAT. OFF./WINCHESTER/TRADE MARK"; top breech: "P/W" stamped: trigger guard: "121781" "A"
Gallery Label 
Among a long line of firearms patented by Joseph Browning and manufactured by Winchester, the Highwall Standard was a variation of the Winchester Single Shot Rifle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group