Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1029: Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle with Ideal Loading Tool

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle with Ideal Loading Tool

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 450
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 36
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1905. The rifle is fitted with a dovetail blade front sight, an elevation adjustable rear sight, and a tang peep. The top barrel flat is stamped with the two-line Winchester legend as well as "38 WCF." The Winchester factory oval proof is on the barrel and receiver. Plain forearm and straight grip stock and stock fitted with a crescent buttplate. Includes an Ideal .38 WCF nickel plated reloading tool.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retaining 60% plus original blue finish with thinning to brown on the balance. 30% original nitre blue remains on the loading gate. 40% original case colors remain on the hammer and lever. The buttplate has a mixed gray patina and some pitting. The wood is very good with a number of minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent. The tool is fine with 75% original frosted nickel plating.



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