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*FINE SPECIAL ORDER DELUXE TAKEDOWN WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 369285. Cal. 32-40. Beautiful deluxe ’94 with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, ivory bead combination front sight, semi-buckhorn rear sight and locking Lyman tang sight. Mounted with spectacular 3X plus, flame & marbled grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock with deep sweeping cheekpiece and nickeled brass Swiss buttplate. Left side of lower tang is marked with assembly number “9725” and “SCPX”. Matching assembly number is also found on rear face of buttstock, under buttplate and inside toe of buttplate. Winchester rifles with a cheekpiece stock & Swiss buttplate are somewhat rare. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection; Bob Hoffman; Mike Stanton Collection. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 96-98% strong orig blue with only fine sharp edge wear, a couple of small dings and a few spots of light scattered surface rust; forend cap retains about 50% flaking blue; receiver retains about 95% orig blue with sharp edge wear and some light thinning; there are a couple of light scratches on receiver; loading gate retains strong fire blue; lever & hammer retain brilliant case colors, moderately faded on outer faces of lever. Wood is sound with a few light nicks & dings and retains most of a very professional, very high quality, factory style piano varnish finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-44329 JR45 (15,000-20,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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