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SCARCE WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 190228. Cal. 32 WCF (32-20). Standard grade rifle with 24-1/4″ oct bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight with screw & semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with very nicely figured, uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. This rifle was produced in 1901 when most travel & business was conducted on the back of a horse, a wagon or buggy. Being a small bore it was generally considered to be a boys or ladies rifle for varmints & small game and usually saw hard service in the hands of inexperienced shooters and are rarely found today in pristine condition. PROVENANCE: Woody Frey Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl, magazine tube & forend cap retain about 99% crisp, orig blue with only the faint hint of sharp edge wear and some minor wear on the magazine tube from takedown. Receiver & takedown ring retain just about all of their glossy orig factory blue with minor thinning on the sides at the high points. Lever, hammer & buttplate retain most of their bright, orig factory case colors. Moderately faded on outer faces of lever & lightly faded on buttplate. Wood is sound with a few light finish mars on the right side, a few small bruises and overall retains virtually all of its crisp, orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, has been fired, but very little. 4-48466 JR226 (6,000-9,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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