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*SCARCE WINCHESTER MODEL 92 DELUXE LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 637355. Cal. 25-20 WCF. Standard grade rifle with 24″ oct bbl, full magazine, fine gold bead front sight and sporting rear sight with set screw. Left top flat of bbl is marked “MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. / NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCTOBER 14. 1884.”, with cal. marking “25-20 W.C.F.” near teh receiver and Winchester proof mark on top flat and front ring of receiver. Standard receiver, mounted with nicely figured “X” walnut, checkered pistol grip, Winchester hard rubber grip cap, crescent steel buttplate, H-checkered forend with nose cap. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is marked with assembly number “800” and “X”. Top tang channel of buttstock is marked with assembly number “1979”. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl and mag tube retain 90-95% orig blue thinning on sharp edges, a couple of rub marks, typical scratches. Receiver retains 95% orig blue thinning at sharp edges, thinning on bottom and blending with brown patina, normal scratches with some fine scratches and a couple of small dings over the top. Hammer retains dark orig case colors. Lever retains orig case colors blending with gray patina. Stock is sound with lightly worn checkering, a gouge on left wrist with usual nicks, dings and scratches and retains its orig finish. Forend is sound with slightly worn checkering, normal nicks and dings and retains orig finish blending with hand worn patina across the bottom. Mechanics are crisp with a nice shiny bore. 4-46084 JR315 (2,000-3,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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