Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 47: Antique Special Order Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: April 13, 2018

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Antique Special Order Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1894-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 873
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 33
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1898 with special order half octagon barrel. Blade front (replacement) and elevation adjustable rear sights on a barrel marked with the two-line address and "30 WCF" on the top flat and the two-line nickel steel marking on the upper left flat. The upper tang has the two-line model/patent dates marking. The smooth straight grip stock has a crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very good. The barrel and magazine retain 25% original blue finish, otherwise the rifle has a mottled gray patina with traces of original case colors and blue finish in the protected areas. The wood is very good with a sizeable sliver missing from the forearm, couple small missing chips near the tangs and some minor-moderate dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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