By Herbert G. Houze. Tells the story of these Winchester bolt actions, from the famous Hotchkiss through the Models 54 and 70. Covers both civilian and military bolt actions as well as the Murata Year 17 Rifle, the Model 1895 Winchester-Lee, the William Mason Straight Pulls, the T.C. Johnson Model A and B Magazine Rifles, the Pattern 1914 Enfields, the Model C and D Rifles, the Model 1917 U.S. Rifle, the Model 1918 .50 Caliber Anti-Tank Rifle, the Model 51 Imperial Sporting Rifle, the Model 54 and the development of the Model 70. Contains useful technical specifications, historical notes and production details. 295 Photos.
Technical Information: Winchester - Bolt Action Military & Sporting Rifles - 1877 to 1937
Dimensions: 9" x 11-1/4" Pages: 206 Cover: Hard Publisher: Mowbray Publishers Published: 1998
Summary of Material:
Winchester was the first American arms maker to commercially manufacture a bolt action repeating rifle and this book tells the exciting story of these Winchester bolt actions from the Hotchkiss all the way to the Model 70. Both civilian and military guns are covered as well as the lesser known Winchester bolt actions. This book is packed with useful technical specifications, historical notes and previously unpublished production details all illustrated with 295 photographs.
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"Winchester Bolt Action Military & Sporting Rifles 1877 to 1937" Book by Herbert G. Houze