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Exhibition Shooter in a Long Dress – “Plinky” Toepperwein


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Adolph Toepperwein had a 50 year gig as a Winchester exhibition shooter beginning in 1901. Mr. Toepperwein fell in love with a Elizabeth Servaty who quickly became part of Toepperwein’s shooting shows. During Elizabeth’s training, she shot at tin cans with a 22 and after several tries, made her first hit. She declared, “I plinked […]

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Favorite Winchester Firearms


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It was on the refinement of quality lever-actions, so popular and cutting-edge in the second half of the 1800s that Winchester’s brand was built. It was after all, the “Gun that Won the West.” But as the company delved deeper into the production of ammunition, the creation of new calibers and the manufacture of firearms […]

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Melissa Bachman

Deer Season Prep – Things to Focus on!


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With the leaves changing colors, temps dropping, and daylight getting shorter it takes everything I have to control my excitement as I know deer season is quickly approaching.  Many times I feel like a little kid experiencing the same anticipation as I once did for Christmas morning. As deer season arrives, I am as excited […]

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President John F. Kennedy Rifle – Winchester 150th Anniversary


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2016 commemorates the 150th Anniversary of Winchester. Perhaps two unknown facts are that former President John F. Kennedy was both a hunter and member of NRA. Winchester tradition was to present special rifles to American presidents. They are called Presidential Presentation Rifles. Come along as Winchester TV host Ron Spomer and Cody Firearms Museum curator […]

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