The Winchester Historic line is full of amazing, history-making products. What other company other than ours, has products in current production that are virtually the same as those offered more than 100 years ago, and still perform as well as ever? The answer is Winchester.
Today's Winchester Historic rifles cover many of the models first introduced in the 19th Century. Each is crafted to the highest levels of quality and precision, and each has a rich linage tied to the world's greatest gun designer: John M. Browning. It is very likely that your father, grandfather and great grandfather owned one of these models. No doubt it was heavily used and perhaps has been lost to the ravages of time. Now you can replace it with an exact, quality-built rifle that melds modern materials and manufacturing with historic accuracy.
Enjoy this video below which contains portions of the video used to introduce this rifles at the SHOT Show.
The Model 94, which is the most popular Winchester lever in history and has taken more deer than any other rifle on earth. It is very likely the model of the old lever-action you remember your grandfather using, or the one that stood in the corner of the closet or attic. The venerable Winchester Model 1886 with its stout action was designed for cartridges like the 45-70. The Single Shot Model 1885, John M.Browning’s first rifle design, is offered in a variety of great calibers. The Model 1892 Carbine is the rifle that was carried by Chuck Connors, John Wayne and many others in your favorite western movies. Not shown in the ad but also available is the Model 71, a lever-action rifle based on the earlier Model 1886, made to handle the 348 Winchester smokeless cartridge especially designed for this model.
Consider the fitting of metal to walnut, the smoothness of the levers, the easy of shouldering and the fun of shooting these nostalgic Winchester lever-actions. The Model 94, for instance, comes in a Short Rifle or Sporter style with walnut stocks, blued forearm caps a steel loading gate, traditional buttplates and adjustable rear sights, and button-rifled barrels with recessed crowns. The Model 1886 is available in a Short Rifle, caliber 45-70 Govt. that's ideal for elk and bear. The Model 1892 Carbine is the favorite of many hunters and shooters today because it is offered in 45 Colt, 44-40 Win., 44 Rem Mag and 357 Mag. These calibers are ideal for deer hunting or for Cowboy Action Shooting because they work in revolvers as well. The Model 1885 Single Shot Traditional Sporter is an exact copy of the original design with a very strong lockup for optimum accuracy.
The only way you can gain appreciation for the quality workmanship that goes into every model is to visit your local Winchester dealer and handle one of these historical models. You will be very delighted to take home any one of these legendary Winchester lever-action rifles.
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