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Gunfight Friday: Miroku vs. Winchester 101

Today’s fight is between a pair of O/U bird guns, each made in Japan. When I was a kid in the 60s, “made in Japan” meant cheap, plastic junk and transistor radios, but in 1961, Winchester began making guns in Japan at the Olin Kodensha plant (which was torn down to make room for an auto factory in the 80s). In the mid-1960s, Browning partnered with Miroku, at whose Japanese plant it still makes guns today.
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