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What does H stand for?

H stands for Winchester Repeating Arms Company (headstamp for rim-fire cartridges)

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[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.
Catherine's story enfolds through the pages of forty-four letters written to her eldest son, John, a partner in a Liverpool firm, and his wife, Mary, while Sarah's story emerges from a first-rate biography that includes extensive histories of her family, of her husband's family, and of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.