[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In 1854, Smith and Wesson sold their interest in their improved Jennings-style firearms and ammunition to the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company, which subsequently went into receivership, only to be bought by Oliver Winchester, renamed the New Haven Repeating Arms Company, and eventually transformed into the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.
What does WRA stand for?
WRA stands for Winchester Repeating Arms (ammunition headstamp)
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Winchester Repeating Arms Charity Auctions: From April through September 2012, USA Shooting sustained a continuous online fundraising campaign with the help of GunBroker.
the most famous being the one that was started in 1857 and later became the Winchester Repeating Arms Co.
MODEL 70 SUPER GRADE LIGHTWEIGHT MAKER: WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO.
com Winchester Repeating Arms * $50 worth of free ammo; with purchase of new Model 70 Through June 30 www.
com/versa-carry [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Winchester Repeating Arms Model 70 Super Grade Edition The 75th Anniversary Super Grade Edition model, celebrating 75 years of the Winchester Model 70 bolt-action, features a Grade IV/V full fancy walnut stock with shadowline cheekpiece.
During World War II only the US Government-owned Springfield Armory and Winchester Repeating Arms Co.