Small Arms of WWI Primer 084: French Contract Winchester 1907

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Armourer’s Bench
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgvKdxHf2bJOaZA4TtabjdA

Winchester Collectors
https://winchestercollector.org/

The Cody Firearms Museum
https://centerofthewest.org/category/cody-firearms-museum/

Additional reading:

“John Brownin’s Contemporaries: The Guns of T.C. Johnson”
TheFirearmBlog.com
Matthew Moss

“Model 1907 Rifle, “meeting Meerschaum””
The Winchester Collector, Spring 1989
Ed Brandhorst

Winchester Repeating Arms Company
Herbert G. Houze

“Deux Beaux Duels Aeriens”
La Guerre Aerienne Illustree
March 08, 1917

“Un Combat dans la Nuit”
La Guerre Aerienne Illustree
August 30, 1917

“Un ‘AS’ Allemand Abattu par une ‘Saucisse”
La Guerre Aerienne Illustree
January 03, 1918

“Les Cigognes”
La Vie Aerienne
February 06, 1919

Safe range space thanks to Triana Protection

Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH
https://www.youtube.com/user/DrakeGmbH/

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