OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
Per included Cody Firearms Records Office serial number confirmation Winchester records lists this rifle with an octagon barrel in .38-55 caliber, plain trigger and checkered pistol grip stock when received in the warehouse on November 27, 1894 and shipped on October 27, 1894. Dates as listed in the confirmation. The confirmation also notes the following for this rifle: "Second rifle-In warehouse October 27, 1894, Rifle, 38/55 caliber, Octagon barrel, Plain trigger" with "No shipping information" provided. This rifle is the first deluxe Model 1894 manufactured by Winchester and has the first style receiver.