It was 150 years ago that the name “Winchester” was first stamped on a rifle. But Winchester’s narrative began well before that, and it is a tale tied to the American West, to the wars of the 20th century, to big personalities such as John Browning and John Olin, and to the manufacture of billions of cartridges and millions of rifles and shotguns beloved by generations of Americans.
All year long Winchester has been celebrating 150 years of its history, and now the Winchester folks want to know your history.
As part of its ongoing celebration of its 150th anniversary in 2016, Winchester is offering a series of 10, pre-production riles, chambered in 44-40, from the “One of Five Hundred” Model 1866 “Yellow Boy” commemorative rifle collection.
As part of its ongoing yearly celebration of its 150th anniversary, Winchester Ammo has introduced five, custom-built, collectible cartridge-firearm boards.