Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1015: Antique Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Very Fine Antique Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

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

Very Fine Antique Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 248
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 16
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1895. German silver blade front and elevation adjustable rear sights mounted on a barrel marked with the two-line address ahead of the rear sight and "38 W.C.F." at the breech. The upper tang is marked "MODEL 1892/-WINCHESTER-/PAT. OCT. 14. 1884." The underside of the frame is marked with the serial number. The hammer, lever and buttplate are casehardened, and the remaining metal surfaces are blue. Mounted with a smooth nicely figured walnut forearm with forend cap and straight grip stock with crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine. The rifle retains 75% plus bright original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The hammer, lever and buttplate retain nearly 80% original case colors. The wood is also very fine with some minor pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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