Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1740: Winchester Model 53 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Scarce Winchester Model 53 Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Scarce Winchester Model 53 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 53
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 25-20 WCF
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 537
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 363
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1926 with standard markings including Winchester factory oval proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech. Fitted with Lyman beaded blade front and elevation adjustable notch rear sights. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a serrated shotgun buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 80% plus of the original blue finish with the balance some scattered patches that have thinned to a smooth brown patina. The wood is also very fine with some scattered minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.

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