Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 28: Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: May 20, 2011

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

Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 95
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30 U.S.
Barrel: 28 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 976
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 13
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1910. Standard nickel steel marking on the left rear of the barrel as well as "30 U.S.", two line address/patent marking on the left side of the receiver and the serial number on the lower tang. Blade front, Marble's semi-buckhorn rear and adjustable receiver mounted Lyman peep sight. Blue finish and mounted with a smooth forearm, with Schnabel tip and ebony insert, and straight grip stock with an iron crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Fine. The barrel retains 70% thinning original blue finish with areas fading to a smooth plum and a very small area of minor spotting. The front sight has been crudely modified / replaced and there are a few minor dings and scratches on the base. The receiver retains 70% original blue finish with high edge wear and areas faded to a smooth gray patina. The lever is a mix of original thin blue finish and smooth gray patina. The buttplate has a smooth silver gray patina. The wood is fine retaining much of the original varnish, with scattered overall minor dents, dings and scratches. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent.



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