Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 11: Winchester 1892-Carbine 44 WCF

Auction Date: April 29, 2016

Late Production Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring 44-40 Carbine

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,250

Late Production Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring 44-40 Carbine

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Stock: gumwood
Item Views: 2224
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1919. This carbine features a pinned blade front sight with an adjustable folding ladder rear sight graduated to 20. The left side of the barrel is marked "MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCTOBER 14, 1884." in front of the rear sight with "44 W.C.F." at the breech. The top of the barrel and receiver are marked with the Winchester oval proofs at the breech. The upper tang is marked "MODEL 1892/-WINCHESTER-/TRADE MARK REG U.S. PAT OFF & FGN." and the serial number is on the bottom of the receiver. Full length magazine and saddle ring with stud on the left side rear of the receiver. Mounted on a smooth gumwood forearm and straight grip stock with a steel carbine buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Near fine. The carbine retains 40% of the original blue finish with scattered scratches and the receiver faded to a mottled brown patina. The wood is very good with and added swivel base on buttstock, scattered scratches, dings and pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.

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