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John Browning Patent 385238 – Winchester Model 1890

| History, John Browning | July 26, 2011

385238 John Browning Winchester Model 1890 US Patent Drawing 1

John Moses Browning was granted US Patent 385238 on June 26th, 1888.
He applied for this Patent on December 13th, 1887.

The patent was categorized as a Magazine Firearm, which used a pump action.  More specifically it was a .22 Caliber pump action rifle, and may be the most famous .22 pump action repeater ever designed.

This design was for a .22 Caliber pump action rifle.
It was purchased by Winchester and manufactured as the Model 1890.

 
 

385238 John Browning Winchester Model 1890 US Patent Drawing 1

385238 John Browning Winchester Model 1890 US Patent Drawing 2

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