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Winchester 1894 Sporting Rifle w/ Octagon Barrel

This is a standard Winchester 1894 rifle with 26" octagon barrel, full magazine, and crescent rifle buttplate.  Caliber is .30 WCF.  Has the early platinum-lined Express Sight which is usually found on early smokeless rifles. Front sight is a correct-period Lyman with what appears to be an Oct. 6 1895 patent date.  Its been there forever.   Antique Serial number is in the 80,000 range.  Made in 1896.  Has all the correct early markings including the 2 line barrel address on the top flat of the oct barrel AND  3 lines on upper tang marked 1. -WINCHESTER-  2. MODEL 1894 3. PAT. AUG. 21 1894.  Hammer has the correct dipped border on the hammer checkering. 

Overall condition grades to NRA Antique Excellent.  Frame has 80% original blue with 75-80% fire blue on the loading port.   Extractor also shows 40-50% of its tempered blues and straw.  50% case colors on hammer. 5-10% on Lever in protected areas...balanced turned to silver.  Excellent markings and screws.  Barrel and Magazine tube show 90% original blue.  Wood is in Fine condition with nice wood to metal fit.  No chips, cracks, repairs, or extra holes.  Nice mechanics and an Excellent bore!  This is just a nice clean, unaltered example of an early Model 1894 sporting rifle with a desirable octagon barrel and antique serial number.

Item# 1015




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