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99% Invisible: Mystery House

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On the July 3, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible.

The 1873 Winchester Repeater Rifle—capable of firing fifteen shots in just over ten seconds—was the gun of American western expansion. It came to be known as “The Gun That Won The West.”

Because of this, the Winchester Repeating Arms Company was the most successful gun company in the late 19th Century and the Winchester family became fabulously wealthy [...]