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*FINE DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 36595. Cal. 30 US (30-40 Krag). Beautiful deluxe ’95 with 26″ tapered rnd bbl, Ivory bead pedestal mounted front sight, semi-buckhorn rear sight and Lyman 21 receiver sight. Mounted with exceptional, about 3X center crotch, flame grain American walnut with H-style checkered, black insert, schnable tip forearm and straight stock with Winchester hard rubber buttplate. The 30-40 Krag cartridge was very popular around the time this rifle was produced (late 1902). At that time the Springfield Krag rifles and carbines chambered for this cartridge were still in use by the US military and had served admirably in Cuba and the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The cartridge proved to be a fine and accurate, long range hunting round. PROVENANCE: Woody Frey Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus, all orig. Bbl retains virtually all of its crisp, orig factory blue with only faint sharp edge wear around the right side of the muzzle and a couple of tiny freckles about mid-point. Receiver & sight retain virtually all of their crisp, orig factory blue with only very faint edge wear. Cartridge box also is as new with a couple of minor scratches. Lever has a flaked spot on the right side with some minor thinning on the outer face. Top and bottom tangs retain crisp, orig blue. Hammer & trigger plate retain bright, orig case colors. Buttstock has a few tiny grain checks on the left side & a scratch on the right side and overall the wood retains virtually all of its crisp, orig oil finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, appears to be unfired. 4-48435 JR185 (10,000-15,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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