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SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 19459. Cal. 38-55. Standard grade rifle with rare 30″ rnd bbl, full magazine, front sight with screw, Marbles express rear sight and thin base tang sight with 4″ staff. Mounted with uncheckered straight grain American walnut with straight stock and crescent buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this rifle, as found, with “graduated peep”, received in warehouse Feb. 2, 1897 and shipped same day to Order #3088. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain a medium blue/brown patina with strong blue in sheltered areas; receiver retains 75-80% orig blue, thinning over the top & bottom with candy striping down left side; lever & hammer retain some faded case colors. Wood is sound with a few light nicks & scratches with stock retaining most of a restored finish and the forearm about 60% orig finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44332 JR11 (3,500-5,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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