Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 21: Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring 44 WCF Carbine

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Outstanding Turn of the Century Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine in Highly Desirable .44 W.C.F. with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $25,000 - $40,000

Outstanding Turn of the Century Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine in Highly Desirable .44 W.C.F. with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1382
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 26
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

This exceptional Winchester Model 1892 carbine comes with the accompanying factory letter which states the serial number for this carbine was applied on March 7, 1900, confirms the .44 caliber and states the carbine was received in the warehouse on March 14, 1900 and shipped the next day. It has the two-line address and "44 W.C.F." marked on the barrel, three-line model/trademark/patent date marked on the upper tang, and serial number on the bottom of the receiver. Fitted with pinned blade front and folding ladder rear sights, and a saddle ring on the left of the receiver. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a carbine buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus bright original high polish blue finish and 90% vivid original case colors. 90% of the bright original nitre blue remains on the loading gate. The wood is also excellent with a few minor storage dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent. This is one of the finest Winchester Model 1892 Saddle ring carbines RIAC has ever had the pleasure of selling!



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