"with Winchesters at "ready" in their hands"
Winchester Model 1873 Rifle
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The Winchester was a lever-action rifle manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. Among the earliest repeating rifles, the Winchester was immortalised as ‘the gun that won the West’ after its role in the subjugation of the Native American peoples in the U.S.