Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 22: ATF Exempted Winchester Model 92 Trapper's Carbine

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

ATF Exempted Winchester Model 92 Lever Action Saddle Ring Trapper's Carbine with 14 Inch Barrel

Estimated Price: $8,500 - $16,000

ATF Exempted Winchester Model 92 Lever Action Saddle Ring Trapper's Carbine with 14 Inch Barrel

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 92
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 14 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1217
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 29
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1927, this is an exceptional Trapper's Carbine with a 14 inch barrel. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms lists this carbine as being removed from the purview of the National Firearms Act and classified as a curio and relic and the ATF exemption letter is included. The carbine is fitted with a pinned blade front sight, folding ladder rear sight and a saddle ring on the left side of the receiver. There are standard markings including the Winchester factory oval proof on the barrel and receiver. Mounted with a carbine stock. Per the three accompanying letters, this carbine was examined and authenticated by the following well known dealers and collectors: Hayes Otoupalik, Jack Malloy and John Fox. In their own separate letter all three noted experts verify this trapper carbine as being all correct.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 75% original blue finish with thinning to brown and high edge wear on the balance. The wood is very fine with some minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. A well above average condition Winchester Model 92 Trapper's Carbine with 14 inch barrel that is a must have for any serious Winchester collector.



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