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1074
$25,875.00

*ENGRAVED WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 DELUXE TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 156575. Cal. 30 WCF (30-30). Beautiful deluxe ’94 with 26″ rnd bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight with screw and 3-leaf platinum line express rear sight. Receiver, forend cap, takedown ring and buttplate tang are engraved in #7 style by one of the Ulrich’s with full coverage foliate arabesque patterns on both sides that has punch dot background. Mounted with about 3X center crotch, flame grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock & crescent buttplate. Left side of the buttstock has a 2″ X 1″ oval inlaid gold plate engraved and inscribed “CEM”. Left side of the lower tang under the wood has the assembly number “15283” and “XXX”. The assembly number is also found on the rear face of the buttstock and inside the toe of the buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter which identifies this rifle, as found, with $6.00 engraving shipped Oct. 18, 1902 to Order #157041. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine, all matching. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 97-98% strong orig blue. Receiver retains 95-96% strong orig blue with only sharp edge wear. Loading gate retains about 98% orig fire blue. Lever & hammer retain most of their bright orig case colors, faded on outer faces of lever and top edge of hammer. Wood is sound showing light wear with some partial refinish on each side of the buttstock. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44368 JR1 (17,500-27,500)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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