John Browning Patent 345882 – Winchester
On July 20th, 1886 John Browning was granted US Patent 345882.
He had applied for this patent on May 3rd, 1886. The design was for a Magazine Firearm, more specifically this patent was of a shotgun with a hammer firing mechanism.
Winchester purchased the rights to this Patent, but never manufactured this pump action shotgun design. The Patent Drawings below are absolutely beautiful.
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