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ENGRAVED, INSCRIBED DELUXE TAKEDOWN WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 15931. Cal. 38-55. Wonderful deluxe ’94 with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight with screw and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Receiver is engraved in a modified #10 style with the vignette on the left side having the engraved initials “TS” with light foliate arabesque scrolls and scalloped borders. Mounted with 2-3X beautifully figured flame & shell grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm & capped pistol grip stock with crescent buttplate. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is stamped with the assembly number “3110” and “XX”. The assembly number is also found on rear face of buttstock and inside the toe of the buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this rifle as found with $2.50 engraving and “T.S engraved on receiver”, shipped Jan. 21, 1897 to Order #1364. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine, all matching. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 98% strong orig blue with faint muzzle & sharp edge wear. Receiver & takedown ring retain 97-98% strong orig blue with light sharp edge wear and some thinning on top tang. Lever & hammer retain brilliant case colors faded on the outer faces of the lever. Stock has a couple of light gouges in the finish with other light handling & storage marks and retains most of its brilliant piano varnish finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-44369 JR2 (17,500-27,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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