Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 40: Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in Scarce .38-72 WCF

Auction Date: September 8, 2017

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in Scarce .38-72 WCF

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1895
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38-72 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 3889
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 32
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1904. The barrel has dovetail blade and elevation adjustable sights and "38-72 W.C.F." on the left side at the breech. The left side of the receiver has the two-line address/patent dates marking, and the upper tang has the three-line model/trade mark information. Mounted with a smooth Schnabel forearm with ebony forend insert and straight grip stock.

Rating Definition:

Very fine. The rifle retains 85% plus original blue finish with the balance thinning to a gray. Traces of faded original case colors remain on the buttplate. The wood is also very fine with some minor pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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