JFK’s Winchester on Display — SHOT Show 2016

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Winchester, and the Cody Museum, brought some cool old guns for display at SHOT Show this year. This mini-museum was to honor Winchester on their 150th birthday.  Take a look at the photos below for a taste of some historic Winchesters.

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JFK's Model 70 in .243. The 94 was owned by President Eisenhower.

JFK’s Model 70 in .243 was still being finished when he was shot. The 94 was owned by President Eisenhower.

Very fancy Winchester 101 shotgun. This one was owned by the President of Winchester Canada. Damascus barrels for the win. chester.

Very fancy Winchester 101 shotgun. This one was owned by the President of Winchester Canada. Damascus barrels,too.

Beautiful walnut stock on the 101 over/under.

Beautiful walnut stock on the 101 over/under.

Very detailed engraving on the Model 101.

Very detailed engraving on the Model 101.

Looks like an old and worn 1873 and that it is. But this one was owned by Buffalo Bill Cody.

Looks like an old and worn 1873 and that it is. But this one was owned by Buffalo Bill Cody.

Buffalo Bill's 1873 was not your average Winchester. His had a smooth barrel for shooting shot for tricks in his wild west show.

Buffalo Bill’s 1873 was not your average Winchester. His had a smooth barrel for shooting shot for tricks in his wild west show.

Buffalo Bill's hat!

Buffalo Bill’s hat!

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the company, Winchester is making a couple of commemorative editions. The guns look sharp. If you’re looking for a safe queen, these two guns may be ideal. We got to see them first hand at the show. They’ll be available soon, and only for this anniversary year. There won’t be another until the 200th anniversary, so act now if you want one.

The Model 1866 Commemorative Yellow Boy.

Read more: http://www.winchesterguns.com/products/rifles/model-1866.html

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1866 Specs

1866 Specs

The 1873 150th Commemorative

Read more: http://www.winchesterguns.com/products/rifles/model-1873/model-1873-150th-commemorative.html

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1873 Specs

1873 Specs

The engraving on the Yellow Boy.

The engraving on the Yellow Boy.

A very fancy new 1873.

A very fancy new 1873.

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  • Larry Labit May 18, 2016, 8:45 pm

    Anything not made in the good ole USA STINKS

  • studi30 February 9, 2016, 5:11 pm

    JFK was a Life Member of the NRA.

  • Boss February 6, 2016, 11:50 am

    Sucks!

    “Those who hammer their guns into plowshares will plow for those who do not.”
    Thomas Jefferson — Third President of the United States.

    This is what they have done – by proxy

    2/4 Fox co 3rd Mardiv 67-69 VN

    • Rich February 6, 2016, 12:57 pm

      Status: We have not found any evidence that Thomas Jefferson said or wrote, “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not,” or any of its variations.

      – Anna Berkes, 8/10/07; revised 8/21/15

      Sorry Boss.

      • Tom Smith February 12, 2016, 1:37 pm

        “Quotes on the internet are often mis-attributed”

        Abraham Lincoln

  • George Orwell February 5, 2016, 11:47 pm

    It’s called GLOBALIZATION, and it is what is destroying The America I once knew as a young man. It is hollowing us out, turning us into a third world country right before our very eyes. Personally, Winchester was still Winchester, as long as they were at the New Haven plant, regardless who owned them. The rifles and shotguns there were still made by the same employees, on the same machines, at the same plant. The difference was for collectors to split hairs over. But not now. Now they make the greatest rifle ever made in Portugal, and the iconic Model 94 is now made in Japan, what a sacrilege! I’ll never buy one new until the brand comes home {not necessarily to New Haven either. The union there brought this on it’s self}.

  • Smidge February 5, 2016, 7:47 pm

    Could not agree more on American Made!! Daniel Defense, Colt, Kimber, Remington, Henry, Ruger etc.. get my money.

  • Eddie B. February 5, 2016, 3:06 pm

    GREED thats all it comes down to
    who will be the next AMERICAN ICON to sell out

  • Dave Hicks February 5, 2016, 9:26 am

    Winchester ? Didn’t they get bought out several times over the years, Olin, US Repeating Arms,F.N and others ? The name Winchester has become a sales slogan. Who’s making this Winchester ?

    • Captain Bob February 5, 2016, 11:54 am

      It’s being made by some Chinese guy living in Viet Nam and will be exported from Taiwan by a Japanese company….
      Seriously, Winchester is no longer an American company. They use the name but it’s really not a Winchester.

      • Chief February 5, 2016, 12:49 pm

        I didn’t know that . That’s ashamed .

    • christian focht February 5, 2016, 1:23 pm

      I FIRST noticed that the 101 was being made in Japan in 1968; when I was stationed in Germany. I WOULD NOT BE CAUGHT DEAD WITH A FIREARM MADE IN JAPAN.

      • Scott Pristel February 5, 2016, 8:26 pm

        You will find that Japan makes most of the industrial machinery (CNC machines & controllers) for machining in the U.S. So even if Winchesters were made in the U.S. they would be made with Japanese machines.

      • Larry April 21, 2017, 11:13 pm

        If you were in the Pacific during WWII you might be dead because a firearm made in Japan caught you! 😉

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