Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 27: Special Order Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: May 20, 2011

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,900 - $2,750

Special Order Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 25-20 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 991
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 13
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1908. Blade front sight (missing bead) and buckhorn rear sight with button magazine tube. The top of the barrel is marked with the two line address/patent date, "25-20 W.C.F." on the left at the breech, and the factory proof is on top of the barrel and receiver at the breech. Three line model, maker, and trademark marking on the upper tang and the serial number on the bottom of the receiver. Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with metal forearm tip and smooth crescent steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine. The rifle retains 85% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina with some minor spotting. The lever retains traces of original case colors with the balance a smooth silver gray. The wood is fine with some minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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