Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 35: Winchester Model 90 Slide Action Rifle with Case

Auction Date: September 11, 2020

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Winchester Model 90 Slide Action Rifle with Case

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 90
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 44
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Receiver manufactured in 1901 and subsequently returned to the factory, most likely in the 1930s. The octagon barrel features a beaded blade front sight, filler block in the rear sight dovetail, tenth style barrel inscription (adopted in 1923), Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, magazine tube with 1911 patent reinforcing collar, Third Model receiver with exposed locking lugs, Lyman flip up peep sight on the upper tang, matching serial numbers on the receiver and lower tang, and standard markings on the upper. Fitted pre-war model 62, 10 groove, round slide handle and straight grip stock with blue steel checkered buttplate. Includes a green painted custom hardwood travel case with Western Champion Club 1956 patch, four boxes of Western Xpert .22 LR ammunition, wood handled brass bore rod, and Hoppes solvent, patches, and gun oil.

Rating Definition:

Exceptionally fine as factory upgraded to current configuration with 97% of the bright factory blue finish remaining, some scattered scratches visible on the top barrel flat, and a few small nicks and dings. The wood is also very fine with attractive grain and some small visible dings. Mechanically excellent. Case is fine with some exterior storage marks.

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