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WESSON, FRANK

Previous manufacturer located in Worcester, MA 1854-1865, and Springfield, MA circa 1865-1875.
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WESSON, FRANK Firearms Models

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SMALL FRAME FIRST MODEL

.22 cal., tip up action, 3 1/2 in. 1/2 octagon barrel, brass frame, spur trigger, rosewood grips, round frame, irregular sideplate. 2,500 mfg. 1859-1862.

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MEDIUM FRAME FIRST MODEL

.30 S-L or .32 S rimfire cal., 4 in. 1/2 octagon barrel, iron frame, same as Small Frame in other respects, narrow hinge and short trigger. 1,000 mfg. 1859-1862.

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NO. 1 LONG RANGE

.44-100 or .45-100 standard cal., 34 in. octagon barrel, marked "F. WESSON MFR. WORCESTER, MASS./LONG RANGE RIFLE CREEDMOOR", aperture rear sight on upper tang, select checkered pistol grip stock, falling block lever actuated, sid...

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NO. 2 HUNTING RIFLE

.44-100 or .45-100 standard cal., 28-34 in. octagon barrel marked "F. WESSON, MAKER/WORCESTER, MASS." or "LONG RANGE RIFLE CREEDMOOR" below Wesson trademark, aperture rear sight on upper tang, select checkered pistol grip stock, falling blo...

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NO. 1 SPORTING RIFLE

.38-100, .40-100, or .45-100 standard cal., markings unknown, 34 in. part round/part octagon barrel, aperture rear sight on upper tang, select checkered pistol grip stock, finger loop lever, falling block lever actuated, center hammer. Less...

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MEDIUM FRAME TIP UP

.22, .30, or .32 rimfire cal., 10 or 12 in. barrel, same as small frame, with exceptions noted and larger frame. Approx. 1,000 mfg. 1862-1870.