Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 40: Antique Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 1, 2017

Fine Antique Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Fine Antique Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1894-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 32-40
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1362
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 39
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1896. It is fitted with combination Beach front, elevation adjustable rear and tang peep sights. The top barrel flat is marked with the two-line address ahead of the rear sight and "32-40" at the breech. Mounted on a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Fine. The rifle retains 60% plus original blue finish with the balance a mix of smooth brown and gray patinas. 30% original case colors remain on the hammer and lever. The loading gate retains 30% original nitre blue. The reoiled wood is very good with a long hairline crack near the upper tang, a couple small missing chips and some minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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