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RARE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 63593. Cal. 38 WCF (38-40). Standard grade rifle with rare special order 30″ oct bbl, full magazine, Lyman ivory bead front sight, 3-leaf express rear sight and a Lyman tang sight. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. Any special order features found on a Model 1892 rifle or carbine are considered rare, especially extra length bbls are very rare. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 98% strong orig blue with only faint sharp edge wear; forend cap retains about 95% orig blue with a small scratch; receiver retains 75-80% blue, strong on sides with sharp edge wear, dulling over receiver ring and turning brown on bottom; lever & hammer retain strong case colors turned brown on outer faces of lever; buttplate is a smooth brown patina; wood is sound with a few light nicks & dings and overall retains about all of its strong orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore. 4-44607 JR83 (7,500-12,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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