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*EXTREMELY RARE & UNUSUAL CRATE OF 4 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CARBINES WITH AMMO & ACCESSORIES. SN 3952906, 3952907, 3963381, 3963382. Cal. 30-30. This authentic crate from Winchester contains four new post-64 standard Model 94 Eastern carbines with hang tags, twelve boxes of Winchester 30-30 ammunition, two cans of Hoppe’s Gun Oil, two tubes of grease, a Lyman 2-cavity bullet mold with handle, a Lyman loading tool and an unusual 4-pc blued steel cleaning rod with brass jag. There is also a flannel bench cloth, two instruction pamphlets and a hunter’s pocket guide. In addition there is one complete new bbl and a new magazine tube along with a new, in the paper, buttstock & forearm. Also accompanying is a brown envelope containing an extra new firing pin & hammer spring. The carbines, spare bbl & magazine tube are all in heavy cosmoline, apparently packed for an expedition someplace or for long term storage. The carbines are fitted into recesses and slots and the spare bbl & magazine tube are attached to the insides of the crate with strings attached to screws. Crate is constructed of 3/4″ pine, about 42″ long x 12-1/2″ wide x 11″ high. Sides are stenciled in bright red ink with the Winchester stylized name and “FRAGILE”. Both ends are also stenciled “FRAGILE”. One side has the hand written return address “Winchester Repeating Arms / 275 Winchester Ave. / New Haven, Conn / U.S.A.” and addressed to “Peter Murray / 9882 Effingham Drive / Huntington Beach, Calif / U.S.A.”. Crate has its orig top with rope handles and is accompanied by orig attaching screws. Additionally there is a clear Plexiglas cover that fits inside a mortised recess flush with the top. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Carbines, spare bbl & magazine tube are all in heavy cosmoline and were not cleaned to determine condition but they all appear to be new & unused; the stock & forearm are sealed in paper and also were not examined; the other equipment appears to be new. Crate is solid & clean with its orig lid intact. 4-44864 JR350 (3,000-4,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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