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Winchester Model 1894
As is apt to happen on any gun list, John M. Brown’s name is going to be dropped sooner or later.

In this case, it’s in conjunction with perhaps the most prolific lever-action rifle of all time.

The Model 1894 was the first sporting rifle to sell more than million.

And now more than a century in to production that number is right around the 7.5 million mark.

What brought it to such prowess was the lever-action’s power, with Winchester embracing the emerging firearms technology of the time — smokeless powder.

While it was originally chambered for blackpowder cartridges — while kinks were worked out in the smokeless powder variations — the rifle would go on to be chambered for the high-pressure rounds.

Chief among
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