About 3,200 were made, but many of these remained on hand for almost 100 years until they were sold to employees for as little as one dollar in Winchester's surplus store.In an attempt to raise operating capital the New Haven Arms Company and Oliver F.
Factory records are probably in error for 1956, since production of 15,038 guns of this model for one year is highly unlikely.
Production for years 1950-1952, 65-66, 67-70 and 72-75 were not kept separate for each year and were bulked together by the factory. After World War Two an additional 120,434 rifles were made from 1946 to 1949. Models 255 and 275 discontinued in 1971, models 250 and 270 discontinued in 1974. Total production for all models of the 200 series was over 1,600,000, according to Winchester.
Winchester contracted to produce 3,000 revolvers for Cyrus Manville.
These revolvers were the Walch .31 caliber style with superposed loads, made from 1860 to 1861.
Guy Hubbard, a historian of Windsor, Vermont where Robbins and Lawrence made the Jennings repeater, stated in 1924 that he had been informed by principals of the company that only 1,000 Jennings and Smith Jennings rifles were made between 18 and of this number many were converted to single shots and many more were scrapped for parts.