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SCARCE DELUXE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 15156. Cal. 32-40. Fine deluxe ’94 with special order 26″ oct bbl, button magazine, gold bead front sight & semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with extremely beautiful, center crotch, flame grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm & capped pistol grip stock with smooth steel buttplate. Bottom of the stock and forend cap have factory sling eyes. Left side of the lower tang, under the wood, is marked “XXX” and the assembly no. “2760”. Matching assembly # is found in the top tang channel of the buttstock and inside toe of buttplate. Buttplate screws have been replaced with extra long modern wood screws which is not noticeable until they are removed. This is a second yr production 94, produced at a time when this model Winchester was first coming onto the market and was in reality a working man’s gun. Few of these early 94’s were ordered in deluxe configuration simply because of the expense. CONDITION: Fine to very fine, all matching. Bbl and forend cap retain about 96-98% strong orig blue with only faint sharp edge wear. Receiver retains about 90% orig blue, slightly thinned and worn on the bottom. Hammer retains strong but faded case colors and the lever, faded case colors on the sides, turned silver on outer faces. Buttplate is a silver/blue patina. Wood is sound with numerous chips in the buttstock finish and a few scratches with dark hand wear on the lower part of the forearm. Buttstock shows moderate checkering, wear and retains about 90% strong piano varnish finish. Wear is heavier on the forearm checkering which retains about 60% orig varnish. Mechanics are fine. Bright, shiny bore. 4-49013 JR159 (9,000-12,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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