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1043
$14,375.00

*DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 216702. Cal. 25-20. Fine deluxe ’92 with 24-1/4″ oct bbl, full magazine, ivory bead combination front sight, flat top rear sight and a locking Marbles tang sight that needs repair. Mounted with 2-3X center crotch American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock with crescent buttplate. Left side of lower tang is marked with assembly number “16634” and “XXX”. Inside toe of buttplate has matching assembly number, the buttstock is unmarked and appears to be an old replacement. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter which identifies this rifle, as found, received in warehouse July 31, 1903 and shipped Aug. 5, 1903 to Order #191199. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 95-97% strong orig blue with only light sharp edge wear; receiver retains about 95% thinning orig blue with sharp edge wear turning silver/blue on bottom; hammer retains strong dark case colors and the lever traces of case colors, mostly turned silver. Wood is sound and buttstock retains about 90% strong orig piano varnish finish; forearm retains most of an old restored finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44620 JR86 (10,000-15,000)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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