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Lot 10: Winchester 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine 38-40 WCF

Exceptional Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine in 38-40 WCF Caliber Once Part of the Original Winchester Factory Collection

Auction Date: December 2, 2016

Lot 10: Winchester 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine 38-40 WCF

Exceptional Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine in 38-40 WCF Caliber Once Part of the Original Winchester Factory Collection

Auction Date: December 2, 2016

Estimated Price: $11,000 - $16,000

Exceptional Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine in 38-40 WCF Caliber Once Part of the Original Winchester Factory Collection

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 38 WCF
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: gumwood
Item Views: 3404
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 14
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1913. Pinned blade front sight, folding adjustable carbine rear sight, saddle ring staple with ring mounted on the left side of the receiver and full length magazine tube. The barrel has the two-line address/patent information and ".38 W.C.F." on the left side, Winchester factory oval proofs on top of the barrel and receiver at the breech and three-line model/trademark information on the upper tang. Mounted with smooth gumwood forearm and straight grip stock fitted with a carbine buttplate. The carbine has two tags, a brass tag stamped "78.1/0325" and a metal tag stamped "1280". The consignor states that this carbine was once part of the Winchester Collection in Hartford, Conn., and is listed on page 179 in the book "Inventory of the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Firearms Reference Collection" by Thomas C. Johnson and Edwin Pugsley. At the time of writing, the writer did not have access to this book.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The carbine retains 97% plus of the bright original blue finish with some minor flaking on the receiver and barrel band, some minor wear on the receiver from the saddle ring and a very small scratch on the magazine tube. The wood is also excellent with a few scattered minor dings and pressure dents. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is excellent.



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