Dating winchester pocket knives


In 1875 Harrington and another former Wesson employee, William Augustus Richardson, formed the new Harrington & Richardson Company . In 1888 the firm was incorporated as The Harrington & Richardson Arms Company . Their original capital investment was $75,000. Harrington was president, Richardson was treasurer, and George F. Brooks was secretary. After the deaths of Harrington and Richardson [2] in 1897, Brooks became the manager and the company was held by heirs Edwin C. Harrington (Gilbert Harrington's son) and Mary A. Richardson (William Richardson's wife).

When they were made, all British guns had to be subjected to proof testing (they still are) to ensure that they were fit for purpose. The majority of marks will be found on the barrel flats, though early guns may have stamps on the tubes, under the forend.


Dating winchester pocket knives

Dating winchester pocket knives



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