When did the Winchester Repeating Arms come out?
Winchester Repeating Arms has been redefining the firearms industry since 1866. And this year is no exception. With the expansion of the SX4, SXP and XPR model lineups there is more innovation and more great guns to choose from.
When was the Forgotten Winchester Model 1873 found?
The “Forgotten Winchester” has a new home. The Winchester Model 1873 rifle found by National Park Service employees in 2014 has created a great deal of intrigue over the past few years. It was determined that the rifle itself had been purchased new in 1882.
Where was the Winchester Repeating Arms found in Nevada?
Made in 1882, the antique Winchester was found by NPS archeologists in November 2014, leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada. Winchester Repeating Arms photo.
Which is the best Winchester gun to buy?
With the expansion of the SX4, SXP and XPR model lineups there is more innovation and more great guns to choose from. The time-proven Model 70 remains legendary, while the XPR is setting new standards of accuracy for a new generation of shooters. And if you want a lever action that helped win the West, it will be a Winchester.
Many of the Winchester brand firearms produced over the years are included, but not all. If your firearm is not listed, we probably do not have any additional information. Before the 1990s the Winchester Repeating Arms firearms brand transferred ownership several times. Any information before the 1990s is always difficult to verify.
When did the first Winchester rifle come out?
Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year 1866 through the early 1990s
Where can I find the year of manufacture of a Winchester?
AN EXCELLENT RESOURCE FOR “YEAR OF MANUFACTURE” IS AVAILABLE ON THE WINCHESTER ARMS COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION WEBSITE. CLICK HERE. Click below to download a PDF overview of Cody Museum serial number resources.
Is the serial number of a Winchester rifle accurate?
In general, only serial number ranges with an approximate year are provided in this document. There is no other detail beyond this that we can provide. Since this information was provided through old documents (both official and otherwise), no representation is made that all serial number and year combinations are totally accurate.