Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 31: Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action NRA Musket

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Excellent Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action NRA Musket

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,750 - $5,500

Excellent Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action NRA Musket

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1895
Type: Musket
Gauge: 30-03
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1194
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 35
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1912. These N.R.A. muskets were made to comply with the specifications of the National Rifle Association of America's "any military arm" matches with special 24 inch barrels, Krag style rear sights, and special flat buttplates. It has standard markings including a Winchester factory oval proof on the receiver ring above the "30/1903" caliber marking. "NRA" is stamped on the left side of the chamber. Fitted with a beaded blade W.F. Sheard front sight and a folding ladder rear sight graduated to 2,000 yards. Mounted with a finger grooved forearm and straight grip stock with the flat NRA style buttplate. "GDM" (George D. Moller) collection initials marked at the toe of the stock. Includes a leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 90% plus original blue finish with smooth brown patina on the balance and a couple patches of pitting. The wood is very fine with a series of minor dings on the underside of the forearm, otherwise minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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