Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3094: Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle in .38-55 W.C.F.

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Very Fine Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .38-55 W.C.F.

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

Very Fine Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .38-55 W.C.F.

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1894
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38-55 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 407
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 81
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1922 with Winchester factory oval proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech. The barrel has the standard two-line address/patent dates and caliber markings on the upper left. The upper tang has the three-line model/trademark information, and the serial number is on the bottom of the receiver. It is fitted with blade front and elevation adjustable notch rear sights. It is mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a crescent buttplate. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 90% plus of the original blue finish with some speckling of grey and brown patina on the receiver and some mild thinning on the buttplate. The revarnished wood is also very fine with a few minor dings and scratches scattered throughout. Mechanically excellent.



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