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John Browning Patent 428887 – Winchester

| History, John Browning | July 28, 2011

428887 John Browning US Patent Drawing 3

John Moses Browning was granted US Patent 428887 back on May 27th, 1890.
He had applied for this patent on November 18th, 1889.

It was a very interesting lever action magazine firearm.
It used a spring loaded magazine and was a change from the cylinder type of magazine.

This patent design was purchased by Winchester, but would not be manufactured. It was chambered for the 45 70.

 
 

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