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EXTREMELY RARE WINCHESTER CATALOG FOR “HIGHLY FINISHED ARMS”. Rare catalog of 28 pages that measures 8-3/4″ x 5-3/4″, horizontal, with card weight covers marked on front “WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO.” in a rectangle toward the top and “HIGHLY FINISHED ARMS” in a circle below, all surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns. The fly leaf is nearly identical with the date October 1897 and advertising their New York & San Francisco stores. Written below the date is the name “C.M. Rowland, Nov. 16-1898”. Mr Rowland was from Boulder, CO and is remembered for his shooting prowess by shooting a ten shot world record in 1901 of .722″ at 200 yds with a Pope-Ballard rifle. Back cover is a highly embellished Model 1894 takedown rifle with carved wood. Interior shows several pages of all engraving patterns available at that time along with the various styles of stock carving & checkering. CONDITION: Covers & some of the pages are detached and are secured with a paper clamp through a hole at the spine; covers appear to be lightly faded with some minor water stain & soil on the back. Pages are lightly yellowed. 4-46081 JR364 (1,000-2,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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