Our quarterly club magazine, The Winchester Collector, is devoted to collectable Winchester arms and related products, club activities and classified ads.  Each issue is loaded with great articles and photographs of outstanding Winchester arms.  Some featured articles are posted here for your enjoyment. For more of this informative and entertaining material, join WACA today and receive the complete magazine 4 times a year!

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The Winchester Collector


March 1977 – The First Collector Publication!

The Inaugural newsletter of the Winchester Collector.

A call for members!

See nineteen other examples of the original Winchester Collector Newsletters from 1978 to 1980 at the bottom of this series!


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Spring 2017

  • The Henry Repeating Rifle: Part Two by Andrew Bresnan
  • The Bellemore Family: Part Three by Dan Shuey
  • A Winchester ‘66 of Interest by Clark Linss
  • An Intriguing Model 1894 Winchester by Michael F. Carrick
  • Winchesters & A Montana Whitetail by Trish Smith
  • The Winchester Junior Rifle Corps: Part Two by Jennifer Gole #9526 & Gary Gole
  • Philip R. Goodwin & Winchester by Brad Dunbar
  • Deer Hunt With an 1873 by Jim Novak

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Winter 2017

Winter 2017

  • The Henry Repeating Rifle: Part One by Andrew Bresnan
  • The Bellemore Family: Part Two by Dan Shuey
  • Music of the West / Buffalo Rustler’s Chili by Dan Shuey #4841 & Rob Kassab
  • The Red Book of Winchester Values 4th Ed. by Bert Hartman
  • Looking Back, The Winchester Junior Rifle Corps by Jennifer Gole & Gary Gole
  • Elizabeth Topperwein by Jim Foral
  • A Civil War Treasure by Ben Miller #9508

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Fall 2016 Magazine Cover

Fall 2016

  • “The Winchester Model 1885 Shotgun” by Bert Hartman
  • “A True Barn Find” by Matt Christie
  • “The Bellemore Family—Part One” by Dan Shuey
  • “Winchester Ammunition—Salesman’s Samples” by Jennifer Gole #9526 & Gary Gole
  • “Looking Back Sheriff AJ Royal’s Model 1886 Short Rifle” by G. Scott Soles
  • “Model 1897—The Thrill of The Hunt” by James Eichas

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Winchester Collector Summer 2016

Summer 2016

  • “The Winchester Research Surveys” by Brad Dunbar
  • “Eli Whitney’s Gun Shop Log” by Ben Miller
  • “Lt. David M. Freeman’s Henry Rifle s/n 4615″ by David Beck
  • “A Passion for All Things Winchester” by Jennifer & Gary Gole
  • “Winchester’s Famous Model 1873” by John Kort
  • “My Winchester Model 1890 .22 Short” by Andrew L. Bresnan
  • “A Waterbuck and a 405” by Brad Dunbar

More Images for the “Winchester Store”


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Spring 2016

Spring 2016

  • “The Winchester Model 43” by Bert Hartman
  • “A Tale of Two Boxes” by Daniel Shuey
  • “Chief Joseph Surrender Rifle” by Ken Robison
  • “The Toggle Link Action” by Dick Abraham
  • “Winchester Store Promotional Items” by Jennifer Gole & Gary Gole
  • “Winchesters Used in the Victorian Prison System” by Graham Taylor
  • “Winchester Catalog Facts & the Colt Black Powder Myth” by LT. COL. Robert D. Whittington III
  • “Artwork Used in Winchester Advertising” by James F. Bernier

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Winter 2016

  • “The Winchester Model 65” by Bert Hartman
  • “Deer Hunt with a 30-30” by Jim Novak
  • “Of the Duke, the NRA and… Elizabeth Taylor” by Dan Shuey
  • “A Study of Winchester 1873 Barrels” by Richard Abraham
  • “Clarence Ragan and his Winchester SRC” by Ronald J. Ward
  • “Winchester’s 1976 Palma Match Ammunition” by Dan Shuey
  • “Winchester Rarities” By Jennifer Gole & Gary Gole
  • “The Early 30 WCF and a Special-Order Model 1894” by Brad Dunbar

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Winchester Collector Fall 2015

Fall 2015

  • “Winchester Trivia” by Dave Rupert
  • “2015 Cody Show Report photos” by Jennifer Gole & Rob Kassab
  • “Winchester Model 53” by Kirk Durston
  • “L.D. Edgar – Western Historical Artist”
  • “Winchester Shot Tower” submitted by Brady Henderson
  • “Winchester Flashlights” by Jennifer Gole & Gary Gole
  • “Winchester Wood Finishes” by Mike Hunter
  • “A Reunited Henry Rifle s/n 3100″ by David Tawney
  • “Two Great Model 12 Winchesters” By G. Scott Soles

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Summer 2015

Summer 2015

  • “Researching Historic Henry & Winchester Rifles” by Rob Kassab
  • “A Treasure Stored in a Closet” by Clarence Parks & Andrew L. Bresnan
  • “Historic Inscribed Model 1873” by G. Scott Soles
  • “The Kalivoda Henry” by Don Grove & Ray House
  • “Winchester Household Items” by Jennifer Gole & Gary Gole
  • “Winchester Service Department Circa 1960” by Greg Dockter
  • “By George We’ve Got It!” by G. Scott Soles

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Winchester Collector Cover, Spring 2015

Spring 2015

  • “The Winchester 1876 Carbine in Canadian Service” by Donald J. Klancher
  • “A .32 Winchester Special Rifle & Early History” by Brad Dunbar
  • “Winchester’s 22 Num-Rite Cartridges” by Daniel Shuey
  • “Winchester Cutlery Part 2: Cutlery & Scissors” by Jennifer & Gary Gole
  • “Use Proper Screwdrivers!” by Mike Hunter
  • “The Modified Model 1866 Winchester Centerfire Carbine” by Tim Tomlinson
  • “A 94 Flatband Time Warp” by Robert Suder

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