What is the history of Winchester US model cf 1917?
The U.S. Model of 1917 Winchester is a Model 1917 Enfield Military Rifle manufactured from 1917 - 1918, in this case, by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company of New Haven CT. It is a modified Mauser-type bolt action rifle chambered in 30-06. It has a 26
If you are asking about the US model of 1917,which was made by Winchester,remington and Eddystone?Then these rifles have been selling for between 400-750 dollars for a model that is all original with the correctly marked equipment that came with the rifle.W-Winchester,R-remington,E-Eddystone.These will be found on alot of the parts of the rifle.The receiver and barrel should be of the same markings also.The stock should be original and not refinished.
The "Model of 1917" is more commonly called the 'P17 Enfield' and was a standard US service rifle in WW-1 and in some arenas of WW-2. Winchester was just one of the makers, others being Remington and the arsenal at Eddystone. Would need to know the complete markings on either rifle to go further. email@example.com
With out a serial number I cannot say exactly when your model of 1917 Winchester was produced.I can say that Winchester produced 545,511 rifles between 1917-1919 for the U.S. gov. The going value of these rifles in fine condition have been selling for between 600-800 dollars as long as all parts are stamped Winchester,and the bore is in good condition.
What you have is a U S model of 1917 (Commonly reffered to as the US enfield rifle which was made along with Remington and eddystone for the government during world war I .The Winchester rifle co.made a total of 545,511 rifles,of which yours was made in 1918.It is chambered for the .30 government cartridge,which is the 30-06 carrtridge.
Your Winchester rifle which is the US model of 1917 was made by Winchester in November of 1917.these rifles have been selling for between 400-750 dollars if the numbers all match and they are marked with the Winchester code on all parts including the stock and barrel.I have a fine example that was made by eddystone in may of 1918,and have gotten all the correct parts to complete the rifle ,along with the oiler bottle…
A Winchester made US model of 1917 rifle is valued at between 550-750 dollars,depending on all parts being W marked,and the stock having the correct markings,and the original condition of the blueing(if not arsenal returned for Parkerizing) is in 50%-70% condition.Some have sold for a little higher,but not much on todays market.
The Springfield 1903 was the standard weapon of the US servicemen in WW1. However, since it was only produced at Springfield Arsenal ( Rock Island didn't come on line until 1917) only the US Marine Brigade used them. All other US troops were armed with the "U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, Model of 1917", manufactured by Winchester, Remington, and Eddystone.