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ANTIQUE WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 67549. Cal. 30 WCF (30-30). Standard grade rifle with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight with screw and 3-leaf platinum line express rear sight. Mounted with very nicely figured, uncheckered American walnut with straight stock and crescent buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this rifle as found, received in the warehouse Sept. 16, 1899 and shipped Oct. 5, 1899 to Order #40593. Although this rifle was not shipped until late 1899, the records indicate that it was manufactured in 1896 and therefore is an antique. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 98-99% crisp orig blue with only faint muzzle edge wear. Receiver retains about 97-98% strong orig blue with light edge wear and some minor flaking and light scratches on the right side with some surface spotting on left side. Lever & hammer retain brilliant case colors, faded on outer faces of lever. Buttplate retains about all of its orig strong case colors, lightly to moderately faded. Wood is sound with a very few, very minor nicks & scratches and retains about all of its crisp orig finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-44343 JR8 (4,500-6,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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