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!


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

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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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Winter 2015

Winter 2015

  • “Strut Your Stuff! Build a Display” by Rick Hill & Jim Curlovic
  • “Hunting With The Old 33” by Brad Dunbar
  • “Winchester Cutlery Part 1: Pocket Knives” by Jennifer & Gary Gole
  • “Winchester Restorations” & “Ask Mike” by Mike Hunter
  • “Model 1876 Citizens Guard Hawaii Musket” by John Bell (article reprint); commentary by Rob Kassab
  • “A Morning With President Lincoln” by Tony Gregory

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Fall 2014

Fall 2014

  • “Bull Moose Bagged With Our 30/30 Winchester” by Jim Riis
  • “The Model 1894 .22 Caliber – A Follow Up” by Rick Hill
  • “Foreign Dealer-Marked Winchesters – A Follow-Up” by Wolfgang Dicke, Germany
  • “Winchesters Out West!” by Jeff Erickson and Craig Trask
  • “Winchester Metal Finishes” by Mike Hunter
  • “Winchester Sporting Goods” by Jennifer & Gary Gole
  • “The Deadwood Winchester 1876 Rifle” by Rick Olesen
  • “The Story of a Man & His Winchester 1866 Rifle” by L.D. “Andy” Anderson
  • “Looking Back at The First Winchester Collector”

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Summer 2014

Summer 2014

  • “A Ranger’s Rifle Rides Again!” by Fred Afflerbach
  • “Winchester Model 1894 Sights, 1908-1932” by Brad Dunbar
  • “Wilder’s Brigade and Henry Rifles” by Andrew L. Bresnan
  • “Winchester Memorabilia & Advertising” by Jennifer & Gary Gole
  • “Factory-Scoped .22 Caliber Rifles” by Col. Vincent Rausch, USAF (Ret.)
  • “The Model 1894 .22 Caliber” by Mike Hunter

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Spring 2014

  • “Introducing The New WACA Website” by Rob Kassab
  • “Model 1892 & 1894 Carbines w/Canadian Proof Marks” by Rick Hill
  • “Winchester Model 1894 Sights, 1894-1899” by Brad Dunbar
  • “2014 Cody Featured Auction Gun”
  • “Winchester Memorabilia & Advertising” by Jennifer Gole
  • “Who Engraved the Martial Henrys?” by Vincent Rausch
  • “The Bates Henry” by Harold Wieser
  • “Model 1886 Special-Order Features” by Robert D. Whittington III
  • “Winchester Model 1892 Research” by John Hawk
  • “A ‘Volcanic’ Model 70” by Dan Shuey

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Winter 2014

Winter 2014

  • “The Importance of Winchester Factory Records” by Dave Rupert
  • “Foreign Dealer-Marked Winchesters” by Rick Hill
  • McCracken Research Library/ASAC Project
  • “Winchester Model 1893 Sights, 1894-1899” by Brad Dunbar
  • “Unknown Proof Marks Found On Early 1873s” by Rob Kassab
  • “Winchester Memorabilia & Advertising” by Jennifer Gole
  • “Winchester Paintings” by Albert C. Mayer, Jr
  • “The Other Martial Henry” by Rob Kassab
  • “Winchester Buffalo Hunt” by Russell Day

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Fall 2013

  • “The Winchester Model 71” By Bert Hartman
  • “Winchester Memorabilia & Advertising” By Jennifer Gole
  • “The Winchester Barrel Reflector” By Mark Jones
  • “Winchester Stainless Steel Barrels” By Don Shurr
  • “The Walch Revolver” By Rob Kassab

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Summer 2013

Summer 2013

  • “The Interesting 3rd Model 1883 Hotchkins Musket” By Rick Hill
  • “1873 Open Top Follow-Up” By Rob Kassab
  • “The Winchester 1873 ‘Open Top’ Rifle” By Dave Yancosky
  • “Mexican Eagle Winchesters” By Rob Kassab
  • “The Ghost” By G. Scott Soles

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Spring 2013

Spring 2013

  • “Winchester 1873 Open Top Rifle” By Jim Tunnison
  • “Special Order Winchesters That Don’t Letter” By Dr. Kenneth Johnson
  • “UK Winchester Commemorative Display” By Michael Kaye
  • “What’s Your Focus?” By David L. Harold MD
  • “Winchester 1873 Heavy Barrels”

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Winter 2013

  • 2012 Eastern Show Report
  • “The Winchester Model 64” by Bert Hartman
  • “The Winchester Collecting Trail” by Rick Hill
  • “Collector Values” by Scott Soles
  • “Special Order Winchester Model 12” by David P. Bichrest
  • “Mel’s Winchester” by Robert Suder

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Fall 2012

Fall 2012

  • “Guns & Growing Up in Pennsylvania” By Dave Rupert
  • “The Cube Root of ‘8’ Equals ‘2’” By Scott Soles
  • “Winchester 1894 Production Statistics” By Bert Hartman
  • “A Winchester 1876 with a Very Unusual Serial Number” By John Keller
  • “Unusual ‘Ring Lever’ Modified 1873 Follow-Up” By Rick Hill
  • “Ranch Rifle Article Follow-Up” By Rick Hill; photography By Rob Kassab
  • “The Winchester Model 1873 Set Trigger” By Stephen Rutter, M.D.

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Summer 2012

Summer 2012

  • “The model 94/95 Hybred Carbines” By Rick Hill; photography By Rob Kassab
  • “The .300 Win Mag Pre-’64 Model 70” By David P. Bichrest; Photography By Rob Kassab
  • “A Quite Unusual ‘Ring Lever’ Modified 1873” By Rick Hill; Photography By Rob Kassab
  • “Winchester Model 1886 Caliber 50-100-450” By Jim Paul & Tom Adams; in memory of Jim Paul

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Spring 2012

Spring 2012

  • “The marquis de Mores-Theodore Roosevelt Presentation Rifle,” By Edmund Lewis, M.D.
  • “They Never made A Foreign Reproduction Model 94… Think Again,” By Bob Renneberg
  • “Henry Rifles, Winchester Carbines in Japan – Follow-up,” By Francis C. Allen, Chip Goddard & Takehito Jimbo

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Winter 2012

Winter 2012

  • “From Birmingham to the Cape,” By A.B.C. Human & David P.Bichrest
  • “The Winchester Model 55,” By Bert Hartman
  • “An Early Model 1885 Ranch Rifle,” By Rick Hill

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Fall 2011

Fall 2011

  • “Tribute to Walt Halstein,” By Steve Rutter
  • “Winchester First Model 1873 Rifle,” By David Bichrest
  • “Winchester Model 54 Carbine,” By David Bichrest
  • “Former Texas Rangers Foundation Custom Rifle,” By Worrell Rifles & David’s Firearms Ltd.
  • “Winchester 1886 Two-Barrel Set Rifle,” By Rob Kassab

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Summer 2011

Summer 2011

  • “Historic Western Mine 1894 Carbine,” By Rick Hill
  • “An Appalachian Spring,” By R. Suder
  • “Gone Down South,” By Wolfgang Dicke
  • “Winchester Ventilated Ribs,” By Col. Leigh F. Coffin

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Spring 2011

Spring 2011

  • “A Kentucky Squirrel Rifle AKA – Winchester Model, 62” By R. Suder
  • “Collecting Winchester Trademarks,” By John A. Goeman
  • “A Belgian Copy of the Winchester Model 1873,” By Dr. Dirk Ziesing
  • “Winchester Serial Numbers & Dates of manufacture,” By Pat Madis
  • “The Winchester Model 12,” By David Bichrest
  • “2011 Annual Auction Featured Gun, Photos” By Rob Kassab

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Winter 2011

Winter 2011

  • “Winchester 1866 CF Carbines for Brazil,” By Michael Carrick
  • “1866 Center-Fire Carbines,” By David Bichrest
  • “Henry & Winchester Rifles and Carbines in Early Japan,” By Francis C. Allan
  • “The Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun,” By Ed Tommasino

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Fall 2010

Fall 2010

  • “The Model 1866 Carbines Made for Brazil,” By Michael Carrick
  • “A Serious Case of Winchester,” By Wolfgang Dicke
  • “A Very Special Winchester with a Stainless Steel Barrel,” By David Bichrest
  • “2010 NRA 138th Meeting, Charlotte,” By David Bichrest
  • “Sir Henry Morton Stanley and his Winchesters,” By Mark Johnson

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Summer 2010

Summer 2010

  • “Simple Beauty,” By G. Scott Soles
  • “Why Three?,” By R. Suder
  • “Winchester Stock Finishes of the Early Period 1899 – 1900,” By Dallas P. Kerr

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Spring 2010

Spring 2010

  • “Winchester Ventilated Rib 1919-1959,” By Leigh F. Coffin w/Gregory Docktor
  • “A Very Special Winchester 1873,” By Warren Webster and Rick Hill

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Winter 2010

Winter 2010

  • “Winchester 1892 Cutaway Carbine,” By Keith Nix and Geoff Wilson of Australia
  • “The Winder Muskets,” By Bert Hartman
  • “Winchester Model 94 Book Review,” By Rob Kassab

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Fall 2009

Fall 2009

  • “A Winchester 1 of 1000 Trifecta,” By Ed Lewis
  • “The Story of Winchester 1 of 1000 & 1 of 100 Rifles Book Review,” By Rob Kassab
  • “Winchester Model 62 The Mystery of s/n 852401B,” By R. Suder
  • “The Mystery of the Model1894 Belgian Congo Carbines Resolved?,” By Michael Carrick
  • “My Perspective as a Young Lady,” By Mary Clark

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Summer 2009

Summer 2009

  • “The Winchester Model 94,” By Bert Hartman
  • “Winchester 1873 Spanish Artillery Carbine,” By David P. Bichrest
  • “The Winchester Model1904 with Stainless Steel Barrels,” By Keith Nix

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Spring 2009

Spring 2009

  • “The Forgotten 54,” By Loyd Thomsen
  • “Hybrid 94/95,” By Robert Renneberg

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Winter 2009

Winter 2009

  • “Questions and Answers – Here and There,” By George Madis
  • “Winchester’s Stainless Steel Barrels,” By Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Winchester Model 1892 Trapper Carbines & Short Rifles,” By James M. Huntley, Sr.

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Fall 2008

Fall 2008

  • “Winchester Model 1886,” By Scott Soles
  • “The Henry to Winchester Transition,” By Rob Kassab

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Summer 2008

Summer 2008

  • “Historical Winchester Model 1873,” By Scott Soles
  • “We Take Care of Our Own,” By Ann Sawicki
  • “Military Style .44 Henry Box,” By Ray T. Giles
  • “Winchester Model 70,” By David P. Bichrest
  • “1895 SRC .405,” By Rob Kassab

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Spring 2008

Spring 2008

  • “Winchester Valuation Factors,” By Rick Hill
  • “Winchester Model 61 Specifications,” By Ron Stadt
  • “Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle,” By David Bichrest
  • “Winchester Model 1894 Deluxe Rifle Case Hardened,” By Rob Kassab

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Winter 2008

Winter 2008

  • “The 1866 Winchester Center-fire Prototype,” By Brad Whitnah
  • “Winchester Model 1892 Rifle One of a Kind,” By Reinhard Haefele
  • “Winchester Model42 Shotgun Engraved,” By Bud Bugni
  • “Winchester Model 1894 Musket,” By Rob Kassab

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Fall 2007

Fall 2007

  • “Dallas Arms Collectors Association Gun Show”
  • “Winchester Model 12 Shotgun for the Annual Auction”
  • “2007 NRA Gun Collectors Seminar”
  • “2007 WACA Annual Membership Meeting”
  • “2007 WACA Auction and Members Reception”
  • “2007 Annual Gun Show, Cody, WY”

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Summer 2007

Summer 2007

  • “William A. Clark 1876 1 of 1000 Rifle,” By Ed Lewis
  • “1885 Single Shot Carbines,” By Tony Gregory
  • “1866 Rifle With Dust Cover,” By Rob Kassab
  • “Special Order Deluxe 1886 Rifle,” By Trey Whitley

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Spring 2007

Spring 2007

  • “The U.S. Martial Henry Rifle, by Gregory Pedersen” “2006 Reno Nevada Show,” By Judy Wheeler
  • “Collecting Winchester Commemoratives,” By David Bichrest & Bud Davis
  • “Desert Deer and a Deluxe Winchester,” By Trey Whitley

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Winter 2007

Winter 2007

  • “The 1866 Winchester Center-fire Prototype,” By Brad Whitnah
  • “Winchester Model 1892 Rifle One of a Kind,” By Reinhard Haefele
  • “Winchester Model 42 Engraved ,” By Bud Bugni
  • “Winchester Model 1894 Musket,” By Rob Kassab

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Fall 2006

Fall 2006

  • “The Winchester Model 1895 .405 in Africa,” By Ed Lewis
  • “Winchester 1885 Single Shot Dates of Manufacture,” By David Kennedy
  • “Winchester Special Order Model 1892,” By Jerry Cote
  • “Winchester Model 1876 Conversion,” By Tommy Rholes

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Summer 2006

Summer 2006

  • “Engraved Like 1 of 1000,” By Ed Lewis & Walt Hallstein
  • “Winchester Model 1866 Historical Research,” By Larry Nirenberg
  • “Winchester 1890 Single W Cartridge Board circa 1895,” By Tim Melcher
  • “Book Review Winchester Cartridge Boxes 1856 – 1956,” By Ray Giles

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Spring 2006

Spring 2006

  • “Winchester Revolvers,” By Herbert G. Houze
  • “Winchester 1892 Short Rifle,” By Scott Soles
  • “Historically Important Henry Rifle,” By Wayne Thompson
  • “James W Rosier, Australian Arms Gunmaker & Winchester Importer,” By Rob Kassab

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Winter 2006

Winter 2006

  • “First Model 1894 Prototype” by William Forman
  • “Winchester Women” by Mary Carlson
  • “Turkish Government Musket” by Mike Carrick
  • “Photographing Your Winchester” by Rob Kassab
  • “The Last 1886 Deluxe” by Trey Whitley
  • “Early Winchester Advertising by Ed Lewis
  • “Winchester 1866 Converted to Center-fire by Joe Cortina

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Fall 2005

Fall 2005

  • “Pre-64 Model 70 Winchester Target & Varmint Rifles” by William A. Grant
  • “Winchester Women” by Robin Shields
  • “Winchester One of One Hundred Rifles” by Rob Kassab & Ed Lewis

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Summer 2005

Summer 2005

  • “Swiss Army Collection” by Hans Maag
  • “Martially-Marked Model 1894 Carbines” by Rick Hill
  • “The Winchester 44-40” by Tony Gregory

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Spring 2005

Spring 2005

  • Article “The Volcanic Pistol Carbine” by Ed Lewis
  • Looking Back.
  • Article “A Long Journey” my Winchester Custom Model 12 by Kenneth A. Rigert
  • Catalogs “New Haven Arms Co. & Winchester Repeating Arms Co.” by Ron Stadt
  • “The WACA and Cody, Wyoming” by Charles May

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Winter 2005

Winter 2005

  • “The Model 1895: Big Medicine for Bears, Too” by Trey Whitley
  • “The Ulrich Squirrel” by Herbert G. Houze
  • “Winchester Trivia” by Ron Stadt
  • “The Model 1894 Musket” by Rob Kassab
  • “My Winchester Model 21” by Bud Bugni

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Fall 2004

Fall 2004

  • “Winchester Model 1885 Single Shot “Carbines & Short Rifles” by Lewis Yearout
  • “Australian Winchester Shotshell Cartridge Board” by Rick Hill
  • “The 21-Gun Salute” by Georgia Hill
  • “First Reference to the Henry Rifle’s Development” by Herb Houze
  • “Winchester Model 50” by Ron Stadt
  • “Winchester Never Made That” by Herb Houze

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Summer 2004

Summer 2004

  • “Winchester Model 9 4 2 2 Lever Action Rifle” by Glen Ridderbush
  • “Lehigh coal and Navigation Company Winchester Model 1866 Carbine” by Richard V. Ingle
  • “The Last Buffalo Hunt” by Bill Danish
  • “Factory Monogramed Winchester Arms” A Consecutive Pair of Rifles by Ed Lewis
  • “Winchester Cartridge Board” from the Collection of Doug Beneck

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Spring 2004

Spring 2004

  • “N.C. Wyeth, Artists in the Golden Age of Winchester Advertising” by Ed Lewis
  • “Winchester Model 1892 “Trapper” Carbines” by B.J. Maes,Ed Brandhorst.Don Grove
  • “Winchester Promotional Artists Part II” by Jennifer E. Houze

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Winter 2004

  • “George Madis” by Rob Kassab
  • “George Madis, Tribute” by the Madis Family
  • “Appreciation to George Madis” by Dave Loge
  • “George Madis” by Pauline Muerrle
  • “George Madis” by Tommy Rholes

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Winter 2003

Fall 2003

  • “Winchester Model 1890 Deluxe Gold Plated Factory Engraved For A Special Lady”
  • “Petmecky’s Colt”

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Summer 2003

Summer 2003

  • “A Legend in it’s Own Time”
  • “Winchester Model 42 Deluxe, Factory Engraved”
  • “Special Order” Winchester Model 1873

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Spring 2003

Spring 2003

  • “Winchester Repeating Arms Company Promotional Art Work” by Jennifer E. Houze
  • Model 1876 “One of One Thousand”

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Winter 2003

Winter 2003

  • “Miscellaneous Notes Regarding the Winchester Model 52” by Herb Houze
  • “In Pursuit of Winchester” by Ralph Pond
  • “How to Buy an Old Lever-Action Winchester” by Steve Bly & Jim Grueter
  • “Winchester Model 1894 “Relief Engraved” Submitted by Glenn Hockett by David Bichrest

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Fall 2002

Fall 2002

  • “Individual Gun Rights”
  • “A Minister’s 66”

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Summer 2002

Summer 2002

  • “Winchester Model 42” by Bud Bugni
  • “Furnished Only As Described” and Other Winchester Myths by Herbert G. Houze

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Spring 2002

Spring 2002

  • “What Winchester Wouldn’t do to Satisfy a Customer” by Daniel L. Shuey
  • “Road Hard and Put up Wet” by Charles Todd and David Bichrest
  • “Just Two Inches Shorter than Normal” By Steve Bly & Jim Grueter

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Winter 2002

Winter 2002

  • “Reunited After All These Years” By Carl Lind
  • “Firearms As Theft Deterrent” By Aaron Lind
  • “A Model 65 Seal Gun” By John Sheldon
  • “Shooting the .45-60” By Wallace Cory

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Fall 1981

Fall 2001

No magazine was published in the Fall of 2001



Spring 2001

Spring – Summer 2001

The Spring and Summer issues for 2001 were combined and published as one magazine.

  • “Birth of Winchester Definitive Proof Marks” By Rick Hill
  • “Four Bargain Winchesters – They are still out there” By William A. West, DDS
  • “A Model 86 In .30-06” By Daniel L. Shuey
  • “Preview: A Look at Henry’s Repeating Rifle and Its Production Variations” By Les Quick
  • “A Most Unusual Special Order Feature – Model 62B Tang Sight Stud” By Marshall K. Robinson

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Winter 2001

Winter 2001

  • “Original Winchester Printing Plate” By George Madis
  • “How to buy a Fake Model 70” by Vic Van Ballenberghe
  • “Search for the Elusive .44 Henry C.F. Cartridge Resolved” by Rick Hill

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Fall 2000

Fall 2000

  • “My Favorite Thing” By Rinehard Haefele
  • “Early M-12 Nickel Steel 20/16GA Guns Surpassing the 28 GA in Value, Why?” by John Kay
  • “A ’92 Rifle Rarity”
  • “Decoration Day/Memorial Day”
  • “The Winchester Trail: A Model 64 Story” By ed Danner
  • “George Madis” by Tommy Rholes

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Fall 1981

Summer 2000

No magazine was published in the Summer of 2000



Spring 2000

Spring 2000

  • “A 73 With Hometown History” By Tommy Rholes
  • “Plain Matted Barrel Winchester Shotguns” By Andy Wojtowycz
  • Model 1894s With Special Longer Barrels” By Rick Hill
  • “The Quest” By Janis Smith
  • “Winchester Models 53 & 65: Short-lived Model 1892 Offspring” By Thomas Bouwkamp
  • “Winchester 62A Tang Sight” By Ken Towers

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Winter 2000

Winter 2000

  • “What Is A Cooey”
  • “The Winchester Trail: A Rare 1876”
  • “Memories To Dreams To Reality: How Toys Are Passed From Man To Man” By James “Sandy” Brewer
  • “A Few Notes On The Great Model 42”

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Fall 1999

Fall 1999

  • “Hybrid Winchesters” By Art Grogan
  • “When An Old Winchester Is Not ‘Just An Old Winchester’” By Jimmy McClendon

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Summer 1999

Summer 1999

  • “The Ranger – P.C.R.M. Model 94 — Part 2” By Ken Showers
  • “History, Rarity and Condition” From the Collection of Clyde Stewart Jr .
  • “Buying That Model 21” By Andy J. Wojtowycz
  • “Etched Winchesters” From the Collection of Gerald Bottroff.

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Spring 1999

Spring 1999

  • “A Great ’86” By Douglas Black
  • “The Five for Five Club” By John and Mike Kay
  • “Saddle Rings — Solid or Split?” by Rob Kassab
  • “Winchester Cartridge Velocity Tests” by George Madis

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Winter 1999

Fall 1998 – Winter 1999

The Fall 1998 and Winter 1999 issues were combined and published as one magazine.

  • “Winchester Trail” From the Collection of Ed Luke
  • “Saddle Ring Shotguns?” From the Collection of Joe B. McCune
  • “Model 1895 Rarities” From the Collection of Rob Kassab
  • “Springfield – Winchesters” From the Collection of Lee & Joan Knauss
  • “Winchester Rib/Barrel Matting Machine” By Andy J. Wojtowycz

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Summer 1998

Summer 1998

  • “Deluxe Model 1890” From the Collection of Stan Stewart
  • “Frank Drew’s Model 1905 Winchester”  Editor
  • “The Other Model 1895” From the Collection of Rob Kassab
  • “The Rarest of the 1887 Winchesters” From the Collection of Howard Smith
  • “Carbine Elegance” From the Collection of Doug LeSage

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Winter, Spring 1998

Winter & Spring 1998

The Winter and Spring issues were combined and published as one magazine.

  • “The 1968 Amnesty Firearms” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “Rifle Loading Data” by Cal Pappas
  • “High-Wall Notes – A Collector’s Odd Couple” by John Campbell
  • Book Review – “The Models of 1886 and 1892” by Arthur Pirkle
  • “Model 71, The King of The Hunting Fields” by Dr. Frank Schroeder
  • “Model 1897 Shotguns” Leigh Coffin
  • “Shotgun Trivia” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 70 Rifle” by James M. Triggs
  • “Peterson’s Paper (Posters)” by Silvia Peterson
  • Book Review – “The Winchester Model 52” by Herbert G. Houze

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Fall 1997

Fall 1997

  • “Key Brady Provisions Ruled Unconstitutional” by Tanya K. Metaksa
  • “Model 1866 Collection of Bob Carter” by R. Kathleen Chicoine
  • “High-Wall Notes No. 26 – The Navy’s Special Extractor” by John Campbell
  • “Jonas Brothers and the Winchester” by Cal Pappas
  • “Winchester Hardware Items – Part II” by Edwin Pugsley
  • “Shotgun Trivia” by Ronald W. Stadt, 1997 Fall
  • “Model 1893 Shotguns Early Gun Information” by Leigh Coffin
  • “Model 71 Rifles (American Rifleman Reprint)” by James M.Triggs
  • “Peterson’s Paper (Ron Willoughby Collection)” by Sylvia Peterson

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Summer 1997

Summer 1997

  • “Clinton Cover-Up Could Risk Lawmen’s Lives” by Tanya K. Metaksa
  • “Down & Dirty Down Under: Lessons From The Aussie Gun Ban” The Target, North Dakota Shooting Sports Assn.
  • “Gun Control Is Not The Main Issue” Editor
  • “Model 1886 Winchester Research” by John Madl
  • “High-Wall Notes – Once Around The Block” by John Campbell
  • “India’s Winchesters” by Cal Pappas
  • “Winchester Hardware Items – Part I” by Edwin Pugsley
  • “Model 12, Rare Examples” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Henry Rifle, Presentation Grade” by J.L. Skinner
  • “Model 21 Shotgun” by James M. Triggs,
  • “Peterson’s Paper (Winchester Post Cards)” by Sylvia Peterson

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Spring 1997

Spring 1997

  • “ATF Open Letter To All Federal Firearms Licensees”
  • “Auction Fever” by Don DeMatteis
  • “Model 1886, Forge Welded Barrels” by John Madl
  • “High-Wall Notes – A Factory Schuetzen?” by John Campbell
  • “The .458 –More Versatile Than You Think” by Cal Pappas
  • “Browning Shotgun Bore & Choke Dimensions” by William H. “Boots” Pierce
  • “Winchester “Siblings”” by Robert C. Renneberb
  • “Model 75Target Rifle” by James M. Triggs
  • “Peterson’s Paper (Winchester Store Cards)” by Sylvia Peterson

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Winter 1997

Winter 1997

  • “Short Rifles vs. Extra Light Weight Rifles” by S. Barry Gotell
  • “Winchester Dates of Production (Part II)” by Don Herigstad
  • “Marks, Letters and Other Strange Codes (Part III)” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “Gun of the Issue – A Henry Rifle, A brief Summary” by Paul R. Wells
  • “Winchester Develops New CXP Classification System (Press Release)”
  • “Model 1886 100th Anniversary” by Harold McCallum

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Fall 1996

Fall 1996

  • “Model 1894 Serial No. 8” by Harold McCallum
  • “Model 1907 Winchester” by James M. Triggs
  • “High-Wall Notes – Historic Connections II” by John Campbell
  • “Model 1892 Carbine Serial No. 618629” by George Madis
  • “Alaska Winchesters” by Cal Pappas
  • “John Wallace Gilles Memorial Matches” by Editor
  • “Some Thought on Replacing Bolt Springs” by John Sheldon
  • “Appreciation by Model Etc.” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Summer 1996

Summer 1996

  • “Memoriam – Clyde M. “Snooky” Williamson, Jr. (1941–1996)” by Editor
  • “Model 12 Repeating Shotgun” by James M. Triggs
  • “Bluejackets’ Manual (.45 Cal. Line-Throwing Equipment)” by Art Gogan
  • “Another English Fifty” by Cal Pappas
  • “Choosing A Cowboy Shotgun” by Eugene V., Jr. Crokus
  • “High-Wall Notes – Historic Connections I” by John Campbell
  • “The Plevna Delay” by Richard T., Sr. Trenk
  • “Peterson’s Paper (The Winchester Store III)” by Sylvia Peterson

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Spring 1996

Spring 1996

  • “Past Presidents of the Winchester Arms Collectors Association” by Editor
  • “Memoriam – Edward R. “Ted” Cotton (1930-1995)” by Editor
  • “Peterson’s Paper (The Winchester Store II)” by Sylvia Peterson
  • “Model 62A Winchester Rifle” by Thomas E. Wessel
  • “.45-70 Lethality” by Clyde “Snooky” Williamson
  • “James “.450” Watts: Adventurer and Firearms Innovator” by Cal Pappas
  • “Should This “Tall Tale” Topple?” by Art Gogan
  • “Cody Firearms Museum: People, Guns and Wildlife” by Chris Madson
  • “Model 37, .22 Caliber Single Shot” by Fred Geyer

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Winter 1996

Winter 1996

  • “Model 95 Winchester Rifle” by John & Karns, John Traister
  • “Winchester’s Smallest Big Bore: The .405” by Cal Pappas
  • “Multiple Barrel Winchesters” by J.L. Skinner
  • “How To Design A Winchester Shotgun Collection” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Collecting Old Winchesters” by Bill Depperman

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Fall 1995

Fall 1995

  • “Peterson’s Paper (The Winchester Store)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “Model 1897 Winchester Shotgun” by Thomas E. Wessel
  • “Presentation Winchesters – The Rest of the Story” by Bob Ezzell
  • “Model 1886 and An Alaskan Moose” by Cal Pappas
  • “The Art of Packing and Shipping Guns” by Don DeMatteis
  • “How Rare Is Rare?” by Vaughan Ruple
  • “Model 1873, The Gun That Won The West”
  • “Model 1892, Winchester’s One-Millionth” by Gary Graves

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Summer 1995

Summer 1995

  • “Peterson’s Paper (The Winchester Store)” by Sylvia Peterson
  • “More Special Winchesters” by George Madas
  • “Model 52C Winchester Rifle” by James M. Triggs
  • “Notes On Nickel Steel” by Art Gogan
  • “Before You Buy That Winchester” by Cal Pappas
  • “Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine and the New York City Police Department” by R.M. Vivas
  • “Early Pump Guns” by John Malloy
  • “CNC Hits The Bull’s Eye at Winchester” by Editor

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Spring 1995

Spring1995

  • “Peterson’s Paper (The Winchester Store I)” by Sylvia Peterson
  • “Presentation Winchesters” by George Madis
  • “Focusing Your Collecting Activities” by Don DeMatteis
  • “Harold McCallum, He’s Got A High-Caliber Gun Collection”
  • “Model 1866, The Very First Winchester?” by J.L. Skinner
  • “An English Fifty” by Cal Pappas
  • “The Seasoned Kid on the Block” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “The Gun Collector and Computer Assisted Research or Packing a Piece on the Information Autobahn” by R.M. Vivas

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Winter 1995

Winter 1995

  • “Why Peep Sights” by Clyde “Snooky” Williamson
  • “Peterson’s Paper (Cardboard Counter Displays)” by Sylvia Peterson
  • “Muzzle Energy vs. Knock Out Value” by Cal Pappas
  • “J.F. Schmelzer & Sons Arms Co.” by John Wallace
  • “Model 1894, The First Model” by Robert C. Renneberg
  • “The Story of Winchester” by Harold F. Williamson
  • “New Kid On The Block” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “Celebrity Shootout Has Promising Future In Cody” by Editor

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Fall 1994

Fall 1994

  • “Memoriam –Tom Michael Dunn (1911-1994)” by Editor
  • “Satisfaction” by Thomas M. Black
  • “Citizens’ Guard, Republic of Hawaii” by John Bell
  • “So you Want To Sell It” by Don DeMatteis
  • “That Oval VP Mark” by Art Gogan
  • “Model 94”Trappers” 1973-1994 – Part II” by Glen Ridderbush
  • “The False Promise of Gun Control” by Daniel D. Polsby
  • “Memoriam – John Kusmit (1913-1994)” by Editor
  • “The “Grand” Grand American” by Robert Holland

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Summer 1994

Summer 1994

  • “Peterson’s Paper (Pamphlets)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “Model 1894/94 – The “Trappers” Part III” by Robert C. Renneberg
  • “Model 1873 “Dublin” Carbine” by Dave Yancosky
  • “The Rest of The Story” by Art Gogan
  • “Simeon Stoddard Is New CFM Curatorial Assistant” by Howard Madaus
  • “Memoriam – Robert A. Peterson (1926-1994)” by Dick Berg

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Spring 1994

Spring 1994

  • “Peterson’s Paper (Shotshell Boxes)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “USRAC Gun Plant Shaping Up”
  • “Model 94”Trappers” 1973-1994 – Part I” by Glen Ridderbush
  • “Winchester Brochures, Flyers and Such That Promoted Shotguns” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1894/94 – The “Trappers” Part II” by Robert C. Renneberg

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Winter 1994

Winter 1994

  • “Peterson’s Paper (Early Winchester Gun Club)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “Commemorative: Winchester/Colt Collector Issue” by Ed Ulrich
  • “Model 54: The Winchester-Springfield, Part II” by Edward C. Crossman
  • “New Haven Is Still Home To Winchester” by Harry & Dutcher, Russ Chamberlain
  • “The History of Winchester” by James M. Weaver
  • “Bluing Processes Employed By Winchester Repeating Arms Company (Repeat)” by William H. “Boots” Pierce
  • “Volcanic Firearms and Their Successors ” by Michael G. Reed
  • “Model 1894/94 – The “Trappers” Part I ” by Robert C. Renneberg
  • “Serial Numbers: Misleading Dates of Manufacture ” by Ned Schwing

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Fall 1993

Fall 1993

  • “Peterson’s Paper (1st Annual Convention National Assn. of Winchester Clubs Program)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “The Tubular Magazine and How It Spread” by George A. Hoyem
  • “Annie Oakley Gun At Auction – Before and After”
  • “Model 1300, Winchester Slug Hunter”
  • “Model 54: The Winchester-Springfield, Part I”
  • “A Historic Treasure: Patents for Inventions, Class 119 (Small Arms)”
  • “Inspection, The Key To Avoiding Mistakes” by Don DeMatteis
  • “Winchester Brochures, Flyers and Such That Promoted Rim Fire .22s” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Summer & Spring 1993

Summer & Spring 1993

The Summer and Spring issues of 1993 were combined and published as one magazine.

  • “NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits – Nashville, TN 1993” by Editor
  • “Peterson’s Paper ” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “Model 9422 An American Classic”
  • “Guns of Annie Oakley – Part II”
  • “Model 94 Trapper Carbine” by Denny – S.W.A.T. Magazine Hansen
  • “A Pigeon Takes Flight” by Laurie Morrow
  • “Model 1906 Winchester Met The Challenge”
  • “Model 94 XTR Angle Eject Carbine in 7×30 Waters” by 1984 Winchester Catalog

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Winter 1993

Winter 1993

  • “Peterson’s Paper (Menu – National Assn. of Winchester Clubs, July 1st, 1920)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “Winchester Herald – February 1920 ”
  • “Model 12, Black Diamond Pigeon Grade 16 Gauge – Serial No. 3035514” by Delmar Rozeboom
  • “Winchester News Letter – Fall 1992”
  • “Guns of Annie Oakley – Part I”
  • “Some Modern Day Rarities” by George Thomas
  • “Serial 4 and Frustration” by Harold McCallum
  • “Annual Report, Chief Of Ordnance FY 1896” by James, Jr. Rockwell
  • “Winchester Gun Museum One of World’s Finest”
  • “Unusual Winchester Markings” by George Madis
  • “Rare and Historic Firearms Draw Crowd” by Editor
  • “Wonsan Incident – Outdoor Life Reprint” by D.J. Cdr. USN Carrison
  • “In The Sights of A Weapon Genius” by Richard Lewis

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Fall 1992

Fall 1992

  • “Winchester Herald, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1920 – Part III” by Ralph Pond
  • “Peterson’s Paper (1920 National Assn. of Winchester Clubs Musical & Organ Recital)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “Brand-New Winchester Firearms Factory In New Haven”
  • “Why Exhibit?” by Murry Brooks
  • “Winchester Went To War – Part III” by Art Gogan
  • “Grandad’s Trap Shoot” by Oct. 1975 Guns & Ammo.
  • “Model 1866 ‘65 Looking For ‘66” by Gail Philips
  • “The Art Of A Mail Order Deal” by Don DeMatteis
  • “Australian Cartridge Collectors Assn., Inc.” by Editor
  • “Arizona Rangers, Not So All” by Aug. 1982 Arizona Highways
  • “Model 12 Ventilated Ribs” by Ronald W. & Wright, Stuart Stadt
  • “Model 94, Threaded For Silencer” by Davis R. Jacobsen

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Summer 1992

Summer 1992

  • “Peterson’s Paper (Winchester Club Cloth Badges)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “The Damnyankee Rifle – Part II” by Peter & Teresa Shaver
  • “Guns of The Wild West Show”
  • “Winchester Herald, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1920 – Part II” by Ralph Pond
  • “Winchester Went To War – Part II” by Art Gogan
  • “Model 61, Caliber .22 WMR in New Zealand” by Frank J. Tunley
  • “Negotiating The Purchase of A Winchester” by Don DeMatteis
  • “Paradise Found” by Will Rowley
  • “Model 94, Wanted: Colorado’s 200 Missing Carbines” by Ed Brandhorst

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Spring 1992

Spring 1992

  • “Peterson’s Paper (1920 National Assn. of Winchester Clubs Outing & Clam Bake Program)” by Robert A. Peterson
  • “The Damnyankee Rifle – Part I” by Peter & Teresa Shaver
  • “The Story Of “LSM”” by Neill G. Carpenter
  • “Winchester Herald, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1920 – Part I” by Ralph Pond
  • “Winchester Went To War – Part I” by Art Gogan
  • “The Discovery of Catalogues, W.R.A. CO., 1865-1910” by George Hoyem
  • “Points To Ponder When Starting Your Winchester Collection” by Don DeMatteis
  • “T.R.’s African Armament”
  • “Seek and Ye Shall Find!!” by C.J. Boss
  • “Did One Of These Kill Custer?” by Rob Krott
  • “Memoriam – Paul Richard Wells (1947-1992)” by Editor
  • “Sitting Bull’s Weapons Donated To State”

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Winter 1992

Winter 1992

  • “Winchester Record , 1919”
  • “Winchester Express .50 Cal. 95 Grs.” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “How Much Is That “Old Antique” Worth?” by Victor Chun
  • “Model 94, RCMP Commemorative” by S. Barry Gotell
  • “Ode To A Six Shooter” by Marvin J. Goodrich
  • “Model 94, Some Thoughts On Collecting The Big Bore ” by Glen Ridderbush
  • “Winchester Man – Harold McCallum”
  • “Gun of The Issue – U.S. Navy Presentation Rifle Trophies” by Editor
  • “The Last Shootout At Cody, ‘til 1992” by Paul Wells
  • “Special Ordered Winchester Trappers” by Ed Brandhorst

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Fall 1991

Fall 1991

  • “Winchester Record, June 20, 1919 – Part II” by Richard B. Curnow
  • “Model 1876 Carbine (Serial No. Errata)” by Editor
  • “Models 1885, Records Survey ” by William, L. Porter
  • “Model 1866 Winchester” by Victor Chun
  • “The Case of The Elusive 66’s” by Buz Lundgren
  • “Historical Notes From The Cody Firearms Museum” by Ned Schwing

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Summer 1991

Summer 1991

  • “Winchester Record, June 20, 1919 – Part I” by Richard B. Curnow
  • “Pump Gun Collecting Pitfalls” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1876, The Winchester Carbine” by S. Barry Gotell
  • “Identifying Factory Engraving” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Winchester Window Displays”
  • “Cowboys At Kaitoke (New Zealand)” by Paul Bensemann
  • “Model 21 Winchester’s Finest” by Ned Schwing
  • “.45-75 Winchester Center Fire” by Mark W. Nordlund

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Spring 1991

Spring 1991

  • “Gun Control: Iraq’s Ally”
  • “Model 1886, Survey of Available Records” by William L. Porter
  • “Winchester and The 28 Gauge” by Daniel G. Mason
  • “Model 97, Winchester’s Legendary” by John Malloy
  • “The Letter” by Barbara Miller
  • “Model ’73: .22 Caliber Prototype” by Robert D. Carpenter
  • ” Model 21 – 16 Gauge w/ 3” Chamber: Rare of The Common” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Colorado Man Pays $5,000 To Shoot Historic Gun”
  • “Winchester Cartridge Boards” by Paul R. Wells
  • “Model 777” by Richard Barbaras
  • “CFM Dedication”
  • “Memoriam – James M. Huntley, Sr. (19??-1991)” by Paul R. Wells

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Winter 1991

Winter 1991

  • “Model 100 Safety Notice (Faulty Firing Pin)”
  • “Model 1876 and The R.C.M.P.” by George Madis
  • “Highly Finished Arms ”
  • “Model 1886 Survey of Available Winchester Records” by William L. Porter
  • “Early Winchester Rifles” by Edwin Pugsley
  • “Model1892 12” Trapper: Only Three In The World and Why I Restored It” by James M. Huntley
  • “Winchester Exhibit Showcases NRA’s Finest Lever Actions” by Doug Wicklund
  • “Gun Of The Issue – Winchester Model 12 Trap Gun Pigeon Grade” by Delmar Rozeboom
  • “True Stories Shared To Protect The Innocent” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 94 Musket: 1901 – 1988” by Glen Ridderbush
  • “Model 1886 Rifle, How To Authenticate The ” by Victor Chun
  • “Firearms Curios & Relics List (1972-1989) 1990 Edition”
  • “Procedure For Removal of Firearms From The Provisions of The National Firearms Act (NFA)” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “Houze Resigns From Historical Center” by Editor

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Fall 1990

Fall 1990

  • “Highly Finished Arms (A Reprint)”
  • “Model 1895 – Report Of Records Research” by William L. Porter
  • “Model 1876, Report Of Records Research” by William L. Porter
  • “Model 1876, Musket Bayonets” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “The Gun Show Nut” by Chuck Mack
  • “Model 1873, Gen. William E. Strong’s Deluxe Rifle at Auction” by R.L. Wilson
  • “Model 1873 “Open Top” Rifle, Winchester’s Mystery Variation” by Dave Yancosky
  • “Replies To My Article On The Pros and Cons of Gun Restoration” by James M. Huntley
  • “Buffalo Bill Historical Center” by Editor

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Summer 1990

Summer 1990

  • “Book Review – “The Winchester Model 42” by Ned Schwing” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Primer Shop Accidents and Safety Devices Part II” by Henry Brewer
  • “Model 1876 Rifle” by John Karns
  • “Anti-Gun Group Changes Its Name” by Editor
  • “Rendezvous To Roundup – BBHC Centennial Exhibition ” by Editor
  • “The Fabulous Winchester Gun Museum”
  • “Model 1873 1 of 1000, Winchester’s “Dealer Package” For The Universal Pictures Co. Movie Search of the” by Dave Yancosky

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Spring 1990

Spring 1990

  • “Do You Belong?” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “Winchester Wins Important Verdict In The U.S. Circuit Court” by June 1924 Winchester Herald
  • “Jan Clement, Biographical Profile”
  • “Primer Shop Accidents and Safety Devices Part I” by Henry Brewer
  • “Model 94 Winchester, Modernizing The” by Harold E. MacFarland
  • “Buffalo Bill Returns to Medal Of Honor Roll”
  • “.40-70 Sharps Straight/Bottleneck, Notes On Loading The ” by Editor
  • “Firearms Auction Set For Friday”

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Winter 1990

Winter 1990

  • “The Song Of The Winchester” by Joseph Mills Hanson
  • “Security of Your Guns – Insurance Or A Vault?” by James M. Huntley
  • “Firearms Museum Is Worth A Visit”
  • “Boone & Crockett Club Adds To Historical Center Collection” by Editor
  • “WACA and BBHC Holding Special Benefit Auction” by Editor
  • “A Brief History of Winchester Canada” by Daniel Mason
  • “Missionaries, Some Not Gospel Type” by Editor
  • “Model 1876 Nickel Plated Carbines, Where Are The Other Twenty?” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “Why Gun Laws Waste My Time” by Harry Thomas
  • “The African Winchester” by H.V. Stent
  • “What Your Winchester Club Means To You”
  • “The New Cody Firearms Museum”

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Fall 1989

Fall 1989

  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 7)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “U.S. Army Winchester Pump Shotguns” by Konrad F., Jr. Schreier
  • “The Loading Room Explosion of 1897” by Henry Brewer
  • “Hunting for Food” by Calvin Rostrum

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Summer 1989

Summer 1989

  • “New Products and Retail Stores – 1866 to 1920”
  • “Model 1892 Winchester, Classic Rifles (Reprint)”
  • “Excerpts from the Winchester 1878 Catalog” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “Attention New Collectors!!! (Part II) “Restoring Guns: A Different Point of View” ” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “World’s Largest Corporate Collection of Firearms Donated to BBHC” by Editor
  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 6)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1873 Winchester, Buffalo Gun?” by Dave Yancosky
  • ” Improvement In Magazine Firearms, S.G. Bayes “Dust Cover” – United States Patent Office” by Robert S. Krauss
  • “Shooting The Winchester 1894 & High Wall” by Frank Ficocello
  • “U.S. Repeating Arms Company” by John M. Clema
  • “NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits – St. Louis, MO 1989” by Editor

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Spring 1989

Spring 1989

  • “Attention New Collectors!!! (Part I)” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “Hybrid Winchesters” by Art Gogan
  • “Model 1873 Winchester, A Tack Driving” by Frank Ficocello
  • “Backwoods Rifling and Some Old Winchesters”
  • “Trench Shotguns of the A.E.F. (Reprint)”
  • “Col. Winder and His Musket (Reprint)”
  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 5)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1907 Rifle, “Meeting Meerschaum”” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “Winchester World War I Sniper Rifles” by Konrad F., Jr. Schreier
  • “Model 55 Winchester The Mystery Model, (Part II)” by Harold A. McCallum
  • “Joe Ferraras – About the Artist” by Editor

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Winter 1989

Winter 1989

  • “Photographing Long Guns” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Lincoln Gun Was Used at Little Bighorn” by David Swartzlander
  • “Columbia Precision Woodworking” by Richard Beck
  • “Model 1886 Winchester Rifles, .45-90 Duplex Loads for Early” by Mark W. Nordland
  • “Jan Clement Named New Manager of NRA Museum” by Editor
  • “The Second Year for the Complete Line of Winchester Football Goods (Reprint)”
  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 4)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Gun Collecting – A Terminal, Incurable Disease” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “Model 1866 Winchester – Bayes Patents” by George Madis
  • “Little Known Facts About Shotguns” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Fall 1988

Fall 1988

  • “Book Review – “The Winchester Lever Legacy” by C.M. “Snooky” Williamson” by Paul R. Wells
  • “Model 1873, A Deluxe .22 Caliber” by David C. Clauer
  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 3)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1876 Rifles, The First 1000 Made” by Fred Miles
  • “Model 55 Winchester, The Mystery Model (Part I)” by Harold McCallum
  • “Ode to a 94 Winchester” by Marvin J. Goodrich

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Summer 1998

Summer 1988

  • “Model 94 Trapper Carbine, WACA Club Gun”
  • “A “Doc” Carver Gun” by Art Gogan
  • “Model 1897, The Case of the Winchester Anomalies” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “The Other Side of Collecting (Or Shoot That “76”)” by Otto L. Tiede
  • “I Always Come Back To Winchester” by Fred Kaszubrski
  • “A Little Advice If You Are Just Starting Collecting” by James M. Huntley
  • “Experimental .30 Caliber Slide Action Winchester” by George Madis
  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 2)” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Spring 1988

Spring 1988

  • “Old Winchester Contest ” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “Model 1910 Experimental” by George Madis
  • “My First Winchester” by Bernie Bax
  • “Story of The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Appendix (Part 1)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1894 – Inverted Assembly Numbers on Early Tangs” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “The Proposal for Housing The Winchester Reference Collection at BBHC” by Larry Means

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Winter 1988

Winter 1988

  • “Mr. Winchester’s Henry Rifle”
  • “Model 42 Pigeon Grade Skeet Gun” by Delmar Rozeboom
  • “A Prototype Winchester” by Glen Ridderbush
  • “The Modern 16” Trappers by Winchester” by Elfie Johanson
  • “Experimental .22 Caliber Number 7” by George Madis
  • “Use Of Winchester Logos on Private Business Cards”
  • “Gehn Wir Zum Schuetzfest (Let’s Go to a Schuetzenfest)” by Ed Brandhorst
  • “Winning Team to Guide USRAC”
  • “USRAC Bailout Gains Green Light”

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Fall 1987

Fall 1987

  • “Gun of the Issue – Consecutive Pair of Engraved Model 1866’s” by Paul R. Wells
  • “Winchester in World War II (Part II)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Browning’s Last Link with Winchester” by George Madis

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Summer 1987

Summer 1987

  • “Winchester in World War II (Part I)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1894, 2 Barrel Set” by Glenn Hockett

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Spring 1987

Spring 1987

  • “So You Want to Win Best of Show for Your Fine Display or When All Else Fails, Read the Directions” by James M. Huntley
  • “Model 1911, Automatic Pistols” by Elfie Johanson
  • “Winchester Dates of Production (Part III)” by Don Herigstad
  • “The First Was Not The First??” by Don Herigstad
  • “The Saga of a .405 in the Jungles of Ceylon Fifty-Six Years Ago” by Hurlburd Johnson
  • “Gun of the Issue – Model 1887, Ser. #13” by William A. Zachow
  • “Model 61 – Winchester’s .22 Ace, Variations” by C.H. Key

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Winter 1987

Winter 1987

  • “Short Rifles vs. Extra Light Weight Rifles” by S. Barry Gotell
  • “Winchester Dates of Production (Part II)” by Don Herigstad
  • “Marks, Letters and Other Strange Codes (Part III)” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “Gun of the Issue – A Henry Rifle, A brief Summary” by Paul R. Wells
  • “Winchester Develops New CXP Classification System (Press Release)”
  • “Model 1886 100th Anniversary” by Harold McCallum

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Fall 1986

Fall 1986

  • “Winchester Announces a New Lever-Action Universal Big-Game Rifle (Press Release)” by 1935 WRACO – December 12
  • “Winchester Dates of Production (Part I)” by Don Herigstad
  • “NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits – New Orleans, LA 1986” by Alex, Jr. Chauffe
  • “Marks, Letters and Other Strange Codes (Part II)” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “Gun of the Issue – The Model 90 “How High did They Go”?” by S. Barry Gotell

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Summer 1986

Summer 1986

  • “Association Bronzes” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Little Known Facts About Shotguns” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Winchester 30-30 (A Poem)” by Owen Barton
  • “Winchester Catalogs – Description and Listings (PartVI)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Marks, Letters and Other Strange Codes (Part I)” by James M., Sr. Huntley
  • “Gun of the Issue – The Winchester Model 71” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Spring 1986

Spring 1986

  • “Little Known Facts About Shotguns” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “The .405 Can Still Do It” by Harold McCallum
  • “Winchester Catalogs – Description and Listings (Part V)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Gun of the Month – Winchester Model 1892 Trapper Carbines & Short Rifles” by James M., Sr. Huntley

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Winter 1986

Winter 1986

  • “Winchester Catalogs – Description and Listings (Part IV)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Gun of the Issue – T.W. Cofer’s One Of A Kind Cartridge Prototype” by James M., Huntley
  • “And I Thought We Were First” by Lewis E. Yearout

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Fall 1985

Fall 1985

  • “Winchester Catalogs – Description and Listings (Part III)” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “The 10th Annual Winchester Show” by Hallie Yearout

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Summer 1986

Summer 1985

  • “NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits – Seattle, WA 1985” by Glenn Hockett
  • “The Making of a Winchester Collector” by Leo Goodwin
  • “Gun of the Month – Winchester Cased Model 1892” by Terril Raaum
  • “Model 1894 .22 High Power Ammunition Specs.” by Robert S. Krauss
  • “Model 1885 .22 W.C.F. Ammunition Specs.” by Robert S. Krauss
  • “Winchester Catalogs – Description and Listings (Part II)” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Spring 1985

Spring 1985

  • “Winchester Mystery House – Spirited Project Lasted 38 Years” by Brad Havener
  • “Referring to “Gun of the Month” Winter 1885” by Harold McCallum
  • “NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits – Milwaukee, WI 1984” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Together Again – Model 70’s Serial #10 & #11” by Harold McCallum
  • “The History of Winchester Pocket Knives” by Neil Snyder
  • “Gun of the Month – Modified Ring Lever Winchester Model 1873” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Winchester Catalogs – Description and Listings (Part I)” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Winter 1985

Winter 1985

  • “Moving Registered Firearms Interstate” by James M., Huntley
  • “Gun of the Month – Model 94 Hybrid” by Art Gogan
  • “Model 1876, The First One Hundred Northwest Mounted Police Carbinea” by Lewis E. Yearout

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Fall 1984

Fall 1984

  • “Sidelights on Winchester Gun Production” by June 1918 The Iron Age – Vol. 101 No. 24
  • “A Very Interesting (Australian) Cartridge Board!!!” by Dick Berg

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Summer 1984

Summer 1984

  • “Winchester-Colt Commemorative WACA Set” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “The Wholesaler’s Side of the Winchester Plan” by Jan. 1, 1920 Hardware Ace – Vol. 105 No.1
  • “Book Review – “The Main Street Pocket Guide to American Longarms” by H. Michael Madaus” by Leyton Z. Yearout

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Spring 1984

Spring 1984

  • “Memoriam – Elmer Keith (1899–1984)” by Editor
  • “The Manufacturer’s Side of the Winchester Plan” by Dec. 25, 1920 Hardware Ace – Vol. 104 No. 22
  • “Gun of the Issue – Model 1866 ” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “A Message From A Member To A Member”

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Winter 1984

Winter 1984

  • “Gun of the Issue – Winchester “WINGO”” by Paul H. Friemel
  • “Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Catalogs” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Fall 1983

Fall 1983

  • “President of USRAC Unveils New Sculpture” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “When It Rains – It Pours”

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Spring & Summer 1983

Spring & Summer 1983

The Summer and Spring issues of 1983 were combined and published as one magazine.

  • “Hawaii Historic Arms Association – History” by John A. Bell
  • “You Die – Then What??” by Jim Huntley
  • “Model 37 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns 1936-1963” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Winchester Telescopes” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Memoriam – John M. Olin (1893-1982)” by Mike Stuckslager

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Winter 1983

Winter 1983

  • “The American 50” by Leyton Z. Yearout
  • “A Page of History (Draft letter)” by 1916 WRACO – Aug. 30

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Fall 1982

Fall 1982

  • “Model 24 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns 1939-1957” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Model 1876, The First Carbine” by Leyton Z. Yearout

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Summer 1982

Summer 1982

  • “Hawaii Historic Arms Association – History” by John A. Bell
  • “You Die – Then What??” by Jim Huntley
  • “Model 37 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns 1936-1963” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Winchester Telescopes” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Memoriam – John M. Olin (1893-1982)” by Mike Stuckslager

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Spring 1982

Spring 1982

  • “Topgun – Elmer Brumund” by Elmer Sissons
  • “Nostalgia” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Model 1893 & 1897 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns ” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits – Philadelphia, PA 1982” by Jim Huntley

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Winter 1982

Winter 1982

  • “WACA Membership Roster” by Editor
  • “Model 42 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns ” by Ronald W. Stadt

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Fall 1981

Fall 1981

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  • “Model 1901, The First Shotgun” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Questions and Answers – Here and There” by George Madis
  • “Model 50 & 59 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns ” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “What Caliber is My Winchester Rifle?” by Harold McCallum
  • “Model 1876 Heavy Barrels” by Fred Miles


Fall 1981

Fall 1981

  • “Model 1876 Heavy Barrels” By Fred Miles
  • “What Caliber is My Winchester Rifle” By H.A. McCallum
  • “Understanding Winchester Shotguns: Models 50 and 59” By Ron Stadt
  • “Questions and Answers—Here and There” By George Madis
  • “Member’s Gun” By Don Herigstad and Peter Murray
  • “Annual Membership Meeting, C o d y”
  • “Banquet and Displays at the Cody Show”

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Summer 1981

June 1981

  • “Winchester Plan Under Discussion By Jobbing Interest West of Rockey Mountains” by February 1920 The American Cutler
  • “Why Winchester Went In For Cutlery” by March 1921 Edwin Pugsley in The American Cutler
  • “John M. Olin Receives Honorary Membership” by Editor
  • “Winchester Simmons Ventilated Ribs” by Felix A. Bedlan
  • “Winchester 1 of 1000 Book” by R.L. Wilson
  • “Model 12, The Rarest?” by Ronald W. Stadt
  • “Winchester’s Stainless Steel Barrels” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Information Requested – Post-1932 Model 94 & Model 64” by William S. Garrison
  • “The First Winchester Shotguns” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “The First – A Follow-Up” by Lewis E. Yearout
  • “Changes In By-Laws” by Editor
  • “Model 21 – Understanding Winchester Shotguns ” by Ronald W. Stadt

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April 1981

The last of the “Newsletter” style publications.


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March 1977 – The Inaugural Edition

The Inaugural Edition of the Winchester Collector as a newsletter.

  • A call for members
  • Announcement of the first Cody Show
  • Announcement of the first General Meeting
  • An invitation to visit the Cody Museum

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