Manufactured in 1892 with the Winchester two-line address and "40-82/W.C.F." on top of the barrel, model designation on the upper tang, and two-line patent date (restamped) marking and serial number on the lower tang. Fitted with pinned blade front and folding ladder rear sights, and a saddle ring mounted on the left of the receiver. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a carbine buttplate. No factory letter is available to confirm carbine configuration.
Fine, retains 80% plus of the refinished blue on the magazine and barrel which is thinning to a grey-brown patina, 75% plus case colors on the receiver with the balance a smooth grey patina, 90% nitre blue on the loading gate, and some case color patterns on the refinished buttplate. The reoiled wood is very good with some minor dings and scratches scattered throughout. Mechanically excellent.
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