Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 26: Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 2, 2011

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,600

Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 95
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 953
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 11
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1922. Standard nickel steel marking on the left rear of the barrel with "30 GOV'T'-06" U.S." on the left rear at the breech, two line address/patent dates on the left side of the receiver, "MODEL 1895/-WINCHESTER-/TRADE MARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. & FGN." on the upper tang and the serial number on the lower tang. Marble's front blade and adjustable semi buckhorn rear sights and mounted with a smooth Schnabel forearm with ebony insert and straight grip stock with a steel crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very good as partially refinished. The barrel retains 40% original blue finish with some areas thinning to a smooth plum patina and some scattered minor scratches. The receiver and magazine have an artificial smooth brown patina and scattered original blue finish, (25%). The revarnished wood is good with a few overall scattered minor dings and handling marks. The markings remain clear and crisp. The action is excellent.



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