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*RARE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 475099. Cal. 25-20. Standard grade rifle with special order 28″ oct bbl, button magazine, half nickel front sight with screw and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with slab sawed, uncheckered American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. Any special order on a Model 1892 is indeed a rarity, especially extra length bbls. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine plus. Bbl retains 97-98% strong orig blue and the forend cap about 96% with a tiny spot of touchup on bottom rear edge; receiver retains 93-95% strong orig blue with fine sharp edge wear, a spot of pitting on top right rear edge and fine pin prick pitting on both sides; hammer retains dark case colors, turned silver on top edge and the lever bright colors in sheltered areas, turned silver on outer faces; buttplate retains smoky case colors; wood is sound with some light nicks & scratches and a bruise on right side of buttstock with buttstock retaining most of its strong orig factory finish; forearm retains 88-90% orig finish showing light wear on right rear side. Mechanics are crisp, strong bore, dark & frosty in the grooves. 4-44604 JR82 (3,000-5,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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