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Winchester 1890

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Introduction | I.Models | II.Variations | III.Condition  | 1890 Models | More Pictures | History of Winchester Rifles


 

Features of the 1890 Winchester Rifle

First Model (built 1890-1892)

bulletSolid Frame (NOT takedown)
bullet24 inch Octagon Barrel
bulletCase hardened
bulletFixed Rear Sight
bulletConcealed locking lugs and solid Frame
bulletNumbered on lower tang only (not receiver)
bulletApproximately 15,552 made

Second Model

bulletTakedown
bulletTakedown
bullet24 inch Octagon Barrel
bulletAdjustable Rear Sight
bulletNumbered on lower tang only
bulletConcealed locking lugs
bullet 
bulletNumbered 15553-112,970
bulletDeluxe versions:  Stock made of Checkered Walnut straight or Pistol Grip and a grooved slide handle
 
bulletBlue Frame Variation
bullet24 inch Octagon Barrel
bulletAdjustable Rear Sight
bulletNumbered on lower tang only up to 232,328 and then on the bottom front end of receiver also
bulletConcealed locking lugs
bulletTakedown
bulletNumbered 112971-325,250
bulletDeluxe versions:  Stock made of Checkered Walnut straight or Pistol Grip and a grooved slide handle

Third Model

bulletTakedown
bullet24 inch Octagon Barrel
bulletBlued Frame
bulletAdjustable Rear Sight
bulletSerial Number from 325,251 - 853,000
bulletNumbered on lower tang and bottom front of receiver
bullet*Locking Cut made on the front top of the receiver to allow the breech bolt to lock externally
bulletDeluxe Versions:
1. Fancy walnut checkered stock with straight or pistol grip with grooved slide handle. 
2. Many other "extra-cost" options were also offered

 


Introduction | I.Models | II.Variations | III.Condition  | 1890 Models | More Pictures | History of Winchester Rifles