Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 31: Winchester Model 1890 Slide Action Rifle in .22 WRF

Auction Date: September 11, 2020

Excellent Winchester Model 1890 Slide Action Rifle in Desirable .22 WRF

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Excellent Winchester Model 1890 Slide Action Rifle in Desirable .22 WRF

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1890-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 WRF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1692
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 44
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1917. Beaded blade front and elevation adjustable sporting notch rear sights, standard barrel markings, Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, "22 W.R.F." on the upper left flat at the breech, matching numbers on the receiver and lower tang, and adjustable, flip up rear peep sight mounted on the upper tang. Twelve groove, short slide handle and smooth straight grip stock with blue steel crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 90% plus bright original blue finish, areas of flaking on the magazine tube, cycling marks, scattered scratches, and white paint collector type mark on the inside of the trigger guard. The wood is also excellent with small dings and scratches, most of the original varnish finish, and some surface oxidation on the buttplate heel. Mechanically excellent.

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