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SCARCE EARLY DELUXE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 17654. Cal. 30 WCF (30-30). Fine early deluxe ’94 with 26″ rnd bbl, full magazine, takedown, half nickel front sight with screw and 3-leaf express rear sight. Receiver has close-couple dbl-set triggers. Mounted with about 3X center crotch, flame grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock that has deep cheekpiece and crescent buttplate. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is marked with the assembly number “3436”, “XXX” & “CPOH”. The assembly number is also found in top tang channel of the buttstock and inside the toe of the buttplate. Buttstock has a repaired chip at the toe. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum worksheet which identifies this rifle, as found, with oil finished wood, received in warehouse Oct. 28, 1896 and shipped same day to Order #20877. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 90-92% strong orig blue with several spots of pitting on bbl; receiver retains about 85% orig blue with some minor freckling and slight scratches on left side; lever & hammer retain lightly faded case colors. Stock has a couple of tiny chips by top tang, otherwise wood is sound showing light to moderate wear and retains most of its darkened orig oil finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44324 JR14 (7,500-12,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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