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Winchester Single Shot Rifle (Highwall Standard Model)

Object Number: 
1953.112
Date: 
1885-1910
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 26 3/8 in. ( 67 cm ) Overall: 42 5/8 in. ( 108.3 cm )
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 guar
Description: 
Wood and steel rifle; stamped marks on barrel, breech end of barrel, barrel tang, and trigger guard.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the U.S. Coast Guard Supply Center
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group