Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1744: Winchester Model 53 Lever Action Takedown Rifle

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Scarce Winchester Model 53 Lever Action Takedown Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Scarce Winchester Model 53 Lever Action Takedown Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 53
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 25-20 WCF
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 353
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 364
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured from c. 1924 to 1932 with standard markings including Winchester factory oval proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech. Fitted with Lyman beaded blade front, elevation adjustable notch rear, and Lyman tang mounted peep sights. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a serrated shotgun buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 90% plus of the original blue finish with a few scattered patches having thinned to a smooth brown patina on the forend cap and takedown ring with a few scattered light handling marks overall. The wood is excellent with a few scattered light dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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