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Winchester rifle is a comprehensive term describing a series of lever-action repeating rifles manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.Developed from the 1860 Henry rifle, Winchester rifles were among the earliest repeaters.The Model 1873 was particularly successful, being marketed by the manufacturer as "The Gun that Won the West".
The Historic Henry Rifle: Oliver Winchester's Famous Civil War Repeater
Stepping into the Winchester Cafe is like stepping back in time. The obvious reason is the atmosphere of the Winchester suggests an old western saloon of movie days.
The Henry repeating rifle is a lever-action, breech-loading, tubular magazine rifle famed both for its use at the Battle of the Little Bighorn and being the basis for the iconic Winchester rifle of the American Wild West.. Designed by Benjamin Tyler Henry in 1860, the Henry was introduced in the early 1860s and produced through 1866 in the United States by the New Haven Arms Company.
Vorläufer. 1849 patentierte der Erfinder Walter Hunt den Volition Repeater, ein Repetiergewehr mit einem unter dem Lauf liegenden Röhrenmagazin, nachdem er 1848 die hülsenlose Munition Rocket Ball entwickelt hatte. Der Verschluss des Volition Repeaters wurde durch zwei unten am Gehäuse angelenkte Hebel betätigt. Hunt tat sich mit dem Büchsenmacher Lewis Jennings in Vermont zusammen, um ...