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Whitney Scharf

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Whitney Scharf     Connecticut 1886 1880

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.32-20, .38-40, and 44-40 Caliber, Model 1886, made in rifle, carbine and musket, lever action repeater which appears to be an oversized Colt-Burgess rifle but with modifications to avoid patent infringements, 22", 24", 26" round, octagonal or half round half octagonal barrel, marked: WHITNEY-ARMS-CO.-WHITNEYVILLE-CONN. no dust cover, sliding loading gate, tang marking: WHITNEY ARMS CO. PAT'D DEC.21,1886, production is estimated at less than 2000 guns

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In February 1888 Whitney Arms Co. was sold to Winchester. This was the last gun manufactured by Whitney.