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Lot 25: Winchester 1894 Rifle 38-55

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: December 8, 2013

Lot 25: Winchester 1894 Rifle 38-55

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: December 8, 2013

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

Winchester Model 1894 Takedown Lever Action Rifle in Desirable 38-55 WCF Caliber

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1894
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38-55
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 2108
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1903. The top barrel flat is marked with the two line address/patent marking and "38-55" at the breech. The Winchester proof is stamped on top of the barrel and receiver. The upper tang is marked with the three line model/trade mark information. Lyman blade front sight, elevation adjustable buckhorn rear sight and full length magazine tube. The takedown latch has the 1893 patent marking. The forearm and straight grip stock are walnut with a highly attractive grain pattern. The included Winchester Gun Museum letter confirms the caliber, octagon barrel, plain trigger, takedown, lyman fron and rear sights and "fancy" stock and it was shipped on August 31, 1905.

Rating Definition:

Very good. The rifle retains 30% original blue finish with a smooth brown-gray patina on the balance. Some mild pitting is present on the bolt. The wood is excellent with a few very scattered very minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.



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