Davide Pedersoli launched the business bearing his name in Italy, at first specializing in the production of over-under and side-by-side shotguns for hunting. Word of the quality coming out of his factory quickly spread, though, and today the firm produces classic American firearms alongside other fine sporting guns.
The Rossi USA R92 line—based on the Winchester Model 1892—continues that tradition with versions that satisfy everyone from traditionalists who insist on the warmth of wood, to gun owners who demand modern touches.
Can you tell me about the Winchester 1873 lever-action rifle? In particular, I would like to know when Winchester stopped making it. Are replicas available?
The resulting modernized Winchester Repeating Arms Model 1895 Saddle Ring Carbine (SRC) makes for an intriguing platform that promises to be a capable field companion. Its unique Browning design, colorful historical lineage and high-quality manufacture set it apart from rank-and-file bolt guns and semi-automatics.
Two limited-edition Henry Repeating Arms rifles—celebrating the company’s 25th anniversary—have been released and are now available at FFLs nationwide while they last. The guns are a tribute to the lever-action’s enduring legacy in America and the model that launched Henry Repeating Arms.
My father acquired this Marlin Model 1893 lever-action rifle in the summer of 1959 from a hobo living out of a boxcar in a rail yard in Schuylkill County, Pa. My father, a collector of historic guns, was concerned for the wellbeing of the firearm and wanted to keep it in a safe place for generations to admire.