Probably the least-collected pre-’64 Winchester shotgun is the Model 1911 Self Loader, also known affectionately (?) as the Widowmaker. For those of you who came in late, the M1911 was Winchester’s attempt to knock off the Browning Auto-5. When John Browning and Winchester couldn’t come to terms on Browning’s new autoloading shotgun — Winchester...
A spokesperson for the Winchester Division of the Olin Corporation recently confirmed that the company was considering moving its Centerfire ammunition manufacturing operation from its current location in East Alton, Illinois.
In this excerpt from the newly-released The Winchester Model 94, A Century of Craftsmanship, 2nd Edition, author Robert C. Renneberg states, "The Model 1894 incorporated a newly designed action in a light, thin-walled frame (receiver) that was quite revolutionary."
The Winchester Model 1894, arguably the best-selling rifle of all time, is back. Kind of.
When one decides to become a collector of Winchesters, he is entering a world where, most think, stiff competition is everywhere. This isn't always true; it all depends what Winchesters a person decides to collect.
Winchester Ammunition introduces a reduced-recoil load for the .460 S&W Magnum, giving shooters more enjoyable hunting and target-shooting options.
Winchester Repeating Arms announces the return of the venerable Model 70 bolt-action rifle for 2008.