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RARE SPECIAL ORDER SEMI-DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 131715. Cal. 25-35. Fine special order carbine with 20″ bbl, full magazine, Sheard front sight and Winchester express rear sight, missing its middle leaf. Left side of receiver has a stud & ring. Mounted with extra finish American walnut with I-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock with Winchester hard rubber buttplate. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is marked with assembly number “8271” which number is also found in top tang channel of the buttstock. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter which identifies this carbine in caliber 25-35 with “plain pistol grip stock, checkered”, shotgun butt with rubber buttplate, received in warehouse Nov. 19, 1901 and shipped next day to Order #121950. Although the letter shows that this carbine was shipped in 1901, records indicate that it was manufactured in 1897. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 97-98% strong orig blue with one small area of rust toward the front sight; receiver retains about 85-88% strong orig blue, thinning over top & bottom; lever & hammer retain bright case colors on sides, fading on outer faces. Wood is sound with light handling & use nicks & scratches and retains nearly all of its orig varnish finish. Mechanics are fine, very bright shiny bore. 4-44408 JR22 (4,000-7,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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