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Lot 39: Special Order Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Rifle in 405 WCF

Auction Date: September 11, 2020

Special Order Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Lever Action Rifle in Desirable 405 WCF

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Special Order Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Lever Action Rifle in Desirable 405 WCF

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1895
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 405 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 50
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1915. Chambered for the desirable 405 WCF caliber, this Winchester Model 1895 takedown rifle is fitted with a blade front sight and elevation adjustable rear sight. The Winchester factory proof is stamped on top of the barrel and receiver at the breech, the barrel has the nickel steel barrel marking followed by "405 W.C.F." on the left side, and the receiver has the two line address/patent dates marking on the left side. The three line model/patent marking is on the upper tang and the serial number is on the lower tang. A sling eyelet is mounted on the barrel. Mounted with a Schnabel forearm with ebony insert and straight grip stock with special order checkered steel shotgun buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine. The rifle retains 80% period refinished blue finish showing some thinning to a brown patina. The wood is also very fine with a thumb print sized shallow gouge on the buttstock and some scattered minor handling marks overall. Mechanically excellent.



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