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2061
$9,775.00

WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 DELUXE TAKEDOWN RIFLE FIRST YEAR PRODUCTION.

SN 12354. Cal. 25-35WCF. 26″ rnd bbl. Full magazine with takedown feature. Blue finish. High grade checkered walnut stocks with pistol grip and crescent butt. Standard front sight, 3-leaf rear sight. Lower tang is marked with assembly no 2537, which is also stamped in the upper tang mortise. “XXX” is also stamped on the lower left tang designating the grade of wood to be used. Accompanying this rifle is a Cody Museum letter dated March 22, 1991 confirming all of the features and showing shipment on December 21, 1895. PROVENANCE: Rick Hill Collection. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains 90% orig blue finish, turning plumb-brown toward the muzzle. Magazine tube shows an even plumb-brown patina overall with a wear mark where the tube passes to the hanger. Markings are sharp. Sights are very good. Bore is bright with sharp rifling. Receiver retains 80% bright blue blending with a pleasing plumb-brown patina. Hammer and lever show a generous amount of orig case color. Screws are unmolested. Tang and SN marks are sharp. Stocks are fine, retaining most of the orig varnish finish, and only a few minuscule scratches and dents. Checkering is sharp. Grip cap is very good. Buttplate is a silver-gray patina as is the forend cap. A wonderful first year production deluxe takedown model 94 rifle in a great cal from a very well known collection. 50940-1 TEP (10,000-12,000) – Lot 2061

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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