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- Ancient Firearms
- The Road to American Liberty
- Seeds of Greatness
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- A Nation Asunder
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- Innovation, Oddities and Competition
- Theodore Roosevelt, Elegant Arms
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John Olin's Winchester Model 21 Shotgun
In the world of Winchesters, the Model 21 is without argument,
the finest quality gun produced by the venerable arms making firm.
And in the world of Model 21's, this gun, John Olin's "King Buck"
21, is considered to be the finest Model 21, and thereby the finest
Winchester, ever produced. It is heavily embossed and inlaid with
solid gold to commemorate Olin's favorite hunting dog, a black lab
named "King Buck". Images of King Buck were used in numerous
John M. Olin (1882 - 1992) began working at his father's Western Cartridge Company in 1913 and by 1944 he was President. Western Cartridge Company acquired Winchester in 1931, making it the largest firearms related manufacturer in the U.S.