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*SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 DELUXE TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 613136. Cal. 32 SPCL. Fine deluxe special order rifle with scarce 24-1/4″ oct to rnd bbl, 2/3 magazine, takedown, gold bead Sheard front sight, slot blank in rear seat and a Lyman 21 receiver sight. Mounted with very highly figured, flame and shell grain American walnut with I-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock and crescent buttplate. Left side of the lower tang is marked with the assembly “2096” which number is also found inside toe of buttplate. Buttstock is unmarked. It would likely have been someone’s hunting rifle and shows that it was used and exposed to the outdoors. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl and magazine tube retain 93-95% strong orig blue with sharp edge wear and some dulling over the forearm area. Receiver retains 60-70% thinning blue on the sides with the top & bottom edges, takedown ring and tangs gray metal patina. Buttplate is a mottled silver/brown patina. Wood is sound and retains about all of a bright restored finish with freshened checkering. Mechanics are a little stiff, probably just in need of cleaning. Strong bore, frosty and dark in the grooves. 4-49232 JR273 (3,000-5,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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