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 LOT 22
ATF Exempted Winchester Model 92 Lever Action Saddle
Ring Trapper’s Carbine with 14 Inch Barrel - Serial no. 982549, 44
WCF cal., 14 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. 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.
CONDITION: 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.
Estimate: 8,500 - 16,000

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