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Winchester Single Shot High Wall Musket, Second Model

Object Number: 
INV.7852
Date: 
1899-1920
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 27 7/8 in. ( 70.8 cm ) Overall: 34 5/8 in. ( 87.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: barrel tang: "TRADE MARK/WINCHESTER/REG.U.S. PAT. OFF. 8 FGN." stamped: barrel: "22 SHORT" and "PW" and "MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCTOBER 7 1879" stamped: breech: "PW" stamped: trigger g
Description: 
Wood and steel musket; stamped marks on barrel, breech, trigger guard, barrel tang, and breechblock.
Gallery Label: 
Among a long line of firearms patented by John Browning and manufactured by Winchester, the Highwall Musket was a variation of the Winchester Single Shot Rifle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the U.S. Coast Guard Supply Center, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group