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Politicians measuring Lincoln's shoes
March 5th 1864
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Stamped on barrel: "MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. / NEW HAVEN, CONN, USA / PATENTED OCTOBER 7, 1879"
Stamped on barrel: "22 SHORT"
Stamped: "REG. IN U.S. PAT. OFF / WINCHESTER/ TRADEMARK"
Metal and wood .22 single action Winchester rifle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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