By Lars Dalseide | November 17 2014 17:20

Most popular American civilian rifle in lever action perfection

The action of a 94 Winchester Rifle given to Texas Ranger Trent Horton

Fairfax, Virginia - Guns that appear Curator's Corner are amongst the rare, the special, the uniqueness of offerings to be found here at the National Rifle Association. So when NRA Museum Senior Curator Philip Schreier broke out a 94 Winchester lever action, you knew it had to be more than a run of the mill rifle.

Sure that's tough to do when it comes to the most popular rifle in American history (Garands don't count - we're talking civilian rifles not military here), but when you have Phil then you always have a way.

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