Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 30: Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: May 20, 2011

Estimated Price: $1,400 - $1,900

Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1894-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 30 WCF
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: gumwood
Item Views: 2058
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 13
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1919. Marble pinned blade front and ladder rear sights with full magazine, two barrel bands and saddle ring mounted on left side of receiver. Left side of barrel has the two line address/patent date marking, two line nickel steel marking, and ".30 W.C.F.", with factory proof on top of the barrel and receiver at the breech. Upper tang has three line model/trademark information with serial number on frame underside. Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with crescent buttplate and non-factory sling swivel eyelets.

Rating Definition:

Very fine. The barrel and magazine retain 90% original blue finish with moderate muzzle wear, some minor thinning and some minor spotting. The remaining metal surfaces retain 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The forward half of the left side of the receiver has been partially cleaned with some pin point pitting in that area. The barrel bands, bolt, and buttplate have a smooth gray patina overall with traces of blue remaining with the rear band having minor spotting. The wood is very fine with some minor dings, scratches, and pressure dents, with a couple of large dents on the forearm. Mechanically excellent.



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