Image Lot Price Description




1298
$5,175.00

WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 119982. Cal. 30 WCF (30-30). Standard grade rifle with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, takedown with Lyman ivory bead front sight, 3-leaf platinum line express rear sight and a Lyman loop tang sight. Mounted with “extra finish” uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. It was fairly common practice for Winchester to have put “extra finish” wood on standard grade takedown rifles. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 98-99% crisp orig blue with only the hint of sharp edge wear around the muzzle edge; forend cap retains about 96-97% crisp orig blue as does the takedown ring; receiver retains 95-97% crisp orig blue with the only detraction some light rust spots on left side; loading gate retains all of its crisp fiery blue; lever & hammer retain about all of their crisp bright to brilliant case colors; buttplate retains about all of its strong orig case colors. Stock has a couple of minor nicks & dings, otherwise wood is completely sound and retains virtually all of it bright orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-41537 JR247 (4,500-6,500)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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