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SN 272. Cal. 41. 16-1/2″ bbl. Lovely what looks to be untouched brass. Sharp corners with the bottom carrier fitting well into the receiver. Rear sight is fixed without the adjustable normal sight. Grips are standard American walnut that match the shoulder stock. Buttplate SN “272 which matches the number on the lever. PROVENANCE: The spectacular collections of Ray Bentley featuring the finest and rarest deluxe antique Winchesters in the world. CONDITION: Bbl has a deep rich plum color. A little deeper color in the fluted area that hasn’t turned as much. Hammer sports a little case color in protected area only. Finish on the grips would rate 90-95% with light impressions, no cracks with a little scuffing on the bottom edge on both sides. The stock itself with light impressions with one long scratch mark going 4-1/2″ from the buttplate forward, just pressed enough to get through the finish and into the wood. Right side has a few impressions but nothing major. Lever is blued that you will find orig finish in protected areas. Frame screws are in good condition with the two bottom screws on receiver are damaged with a screw on the grip area of the pistol definitely is marred up. Cycles correctly. Bore has strong rifling that would rate an 8 or 9 on a scale from 1-10. When found at all, the 16” Volcanic pistol carbine is usually found with no finish. This one, however, #272 is one of the very best of these most prized of all Volcanic pistols. The stock is the very finest of these we have encountered. 53091-13 MS (30,000-40,000) – Lot 2000

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Auction: Firearms - Spring 2018
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