Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 13: Winchester Model 1894 Trapper's Carbine with 15 Inch Barrel

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

ATF Exempted Sheriff's Department Marked Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Trapper's Carbine with 15 Inch Barrel and Buffalo Bill Historical Center Letter

Estimated Price: $5,500 - $7,500

ATF Exempted Sheriff's Department Marked Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Trapper's Carbine with 15 Inch Barrel and Buffalo Bill Historical Center Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1894-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 30 WCF
Barrel: 15 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 873
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 20
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1925, this carbine is listed by serial number by the BATFE as exempt from the National Firearms Act and classified as a "curio or relic" in the "Curios or Relics List". It has standard markings including Winchester factory oval proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech. Fitted with pinned blade front and folding ladder rear sights. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a carbine buttplate. The left side of the stock is stamped "-SHERIFF'S DEPT-/-BERRIEN-COUNTY-/-MICH-". The included Buffalo Bill Historical Center letter states that the carbine has not been altered. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 50% plus original blue overall concentrated primarily on the barrel and magazine with the balance being a mottled grey-brown patina. The wood is very good with some light dings and scratches scattered throughout. Mechanically excellent.



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