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Revised: 10/11/2013 

Small ground flat triangular area on bottom of barrel at muzzle, approximately 1/4” x 5/8”.

*RARE WINCHESTER DELUXE TAKE DOWN MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 118209. Cal. 25-35. Fine and rare deluxe 94 with 26″ oct to rnd bbl, half magazine, take down with Sheard front sight, 3-leaf platinum line bbl sight and a locking Lyman tang sight. Mounted with highly figured, about 2X American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and straight stock with crescent buttplate. Left side of receiver is drilled and tapped for a receiver sight. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum work sheet which identifies this rifle in cal. 25-35, half oct bbl, takedown, plain trigger, half magazine and fancy checkered wood, SN applied July 20, 1901, received in warehouse July 30, 1901 and shipped the same day to Order No. 102349 This is a scarce deluxe 94 in an equally scarce caliber. The 25-35 caliber was a fine hunting round for North American game up to deer size animals. They were usually used pretty hard and are rarely found with high orig finish with good bores. PROVENANCE: Woody Frey Collection. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine. Bbl, magazine tube and forend cap retain virtually all of their crisp orig factory blue with faint sharp edge wear and a small cluster of light surface rust. Receiver retains 96-97% strong orig blue with light sharp edge wear and some thinning over the carry point. Hammer retains strong case colors, faded on top edge and left side. Lever retains brilliant case colors on the sides, lightly to moderately faded on the faces. Buttplate retains faded dark case colors. Wood is sound with a few very minor nicks & scratches in the finish and over retains about all of its brilliant piano varnish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore, a little dark in the groove. Except for the receiver sight holes, this is one of the finest deluxe takedown 25-35 rifles know. 4-48441 JR189 (10,000-25,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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