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1940 Winchester Model 1912 Shotgun

Citation

Winchester Repeating Arms Company, “1940 Winchester Model 1912 Shotgun,” Madison Historical, accessed February 24, 2024, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/2003.

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Description

This shotgun is a Winchester Model 1912 internal-hammer, pump-action gun with an external tube magazine. The United States military used this type of gun in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The owner of this particular gun used it to hunt geese, deer, squirrels, turkeys, rabbits, and other animals.

This shotgun was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was scanned by Jenna Christeson.

Subjects

  • military
  • Bethalto
  • animals

Creator

Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Contributor

  • Christeson, Jenna

Date

1940

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Type

  • Object

Format

  • jpg

Coverage

  • Bethalto, Illinois
  • 1940s

Identifier

  • Christeson-Jenna-O-0001
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