Historically Important Henry Rifle by Wayne Thompson

In collecting Henry and Winchester rifles, very seldom do we know where these guns have been. Historically important inscribed guns, such as this one, are most sought after by today’s collectors…


Historically Important Henry Rifle

Winchester Commemoratives were first introduced in 1964, with the Wyoming Diamond Jubilee. Each Commemorative was issued as a reproduction of a historically famous gun model or to honor a historically significant person, group, event or institution relating to U.S. or Canadian history…


A Passion for All Things Winchester! A Photo Essay
A Passion for All Things Winchester! Summer 2016 Collector Article by Jennifer & Gary Gole

As Winchester Collectors, we all dream of stepping back in time and going into a gun shop or a Winchester Store to peruse the variety of products offered by Winchester Repeating Arms Company. Not a bad dream, right?

Well, it’s not just a dream! There is a “real” Winchester Store alive and well in Spirit Lake, Iowa. It’s owner, David Kruse, set out to recreate his hometown Winchester Store and has done an excellent Job of taking us back in time…


Mexican Eagle Winchesters Summer 2016 Collector Article by Rob Kassab

If you are anything like me, your taste in the Winchesters you collect is constantly evolving. About 30 years ago when I first became a serious Winchester collector, I could care less about engraved guns. They just didn’t have any appeal to me. When I was growing up as a kid, I wanted Winchesters Just like the ones I saw on my favorite TV shows like Bonanza, Gunsmoke and the Rifleman. Since none of those Winchesters on my TV shows were engraved, I had absolutely no interest in engraved guns.

Times have sure changed since then. I guess it all started when I met my friend and mentor, the late George Madis…


The Marguis de Mores – Theodore Roosevelt Presentation Rifle Spring 2012 Collector Article by By Edmund Lewis, MD

Many years ago when reading John parson’s The First Winchester, I was intrigued by several of the illustrated guns. One of these was the Model 1873 presentation rifle given by the Marquis de Mores, to Theodore Roosevelt in 1885…


The Model 94/95 Hybrid Carbines Summer 2012 Collector Article by Rick Hill

Following World War I, Winchester began a slow downward spiral that culminated in filing for voluntary receivership in January of 1931. In 1919 Winchester Repeating Arms Company Reorganized its business model to help pay down short term debt occasioned by rapid expansion during WWI…


The Winchester Model 1873 Set Trigger Fall 2012 Collector Article by Stephen Rutter, M.D.

If you’ve seen that little screw behind the trigger of some 1873 Winchesters and wondered about it, this is the story…


The Winchester Model 64, A History & Analysis Winter 2013 Collector Article by Bert Hartman

The Model 64 was introduced in hanuary of 1933 specifically as a replacement to the Model 55. As it was originally cataloged, it was available in the same 25-35 W.C.F., 30 W.C.F., and 32W.S. Cartridges…