Manufactured in 1905. The rifle is fitted with a combination Beach front sight, a two leaf rear sight, and a Lyman tang peep sight. The top of the barrel is stamped with the two-line address/patent dates legend ahead of the rear sight and "25-20 W.C.F." at the breech. The "NICKEL STEEL" appears on the left side of the barrel. The checkered forearm and pistol grip stock are deluxe "XX" walnut. Winchester expert and author George Madis calculated, "Only 1 of each 700 model 92's had pistol grips; only one of each 800 hand checkering or carving. When you consider the comparative rarity of many Winchesters, it is not surprising that all Winchesters are so eagerly collected." The left side of the lower tang is stamped "XX 1925 R." The stock is unnumbered.
Fine. The barrel and receiver retain 60% original blue finish with smooth brown patina on the balance. The takedown collar has been refinished. The refinished wood is fine with some scattered minor handling marks and recut checkering. Mechanically excellent.
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