"They literally stacked the 1200s and 1400s in a barrel until they got a bunch and then shipped them all back to Winchester to be repaired."
Are you sure they were 1200s, and not the virtually identical, but cheaper and apparently less durable, 120?
There was a similar Model 140, which was a cheaped down version of the 1400.
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