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Winchester Model 1895 Last of the Classic Lever Actions Book
THIS BOOK IS OUT-OF-PRINT WITH LIMITED AVAILABILITY
By Rob Kassab & Brad Dunbar
Over 400 full-color Pages • Leather Bound • Printed in the USA
Each book is personally signed by the authors
Winchester Model 1895 is a comprehensive history and analysis that includes original Winchester documentation, drawings and photographs, much of which has never before been published. This book not only is a must-have for Model 1895 enthusiasts—it also contains many items of interest for all Winchester collectors:
Early development, patents, prototypes, John M. Browning, William Mason and WRACo manufacturing and history.
The Cody Firearms Museum, Records Office, McCracken Research Library, factory records, research surveys, dates of manufacture and final production.
Complete anatomy of the First and Second Models, all configurations and components—receivers, barrels, stocks, metals, wood, markings, finishes, highly finished arms, sights and accoutrements.
A detailed history of the Model 1895 cartridges, loading tools and collectible cartridge boxes.
A Model 1895 gallery of examples in serial number order throughout production, including special order rarities, engraved and historically significant 1895s.
The US and Russian Contracts, Lawmen, Theodore Roosevelt, the Mexican Revolution and period photographs, advertising, art and books.
Selected topics authored by Bruce Canfield, Michael Carrick, Ray Giles, Mark Jones and Tom Quigley, Philip Schreier and Daniel Shuey.
Genesis of the Model 1895
Production and Factory Records
Dates of Manufacture
Receiver, Magazine and Action
Action Components—Levers, Bolts and Hammers
Barrels, Bores and Proving
Winchester’s Provisional and Definitive Proof
Stocks, Sling Provisions and Bayonets
Highly Finished Arms
Winchester’s Model 1895 Cartridges
The Model 1895 Gallery
The US Contract
The Model 1895s of Theodore Roosevelt
The Model 1895 in Mexico
The Russian Contract
Historical Media—Photos, Ads, Art and Books
Pricing, Costs and the End of Production
A Tribute to George Madis