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LOT 1041
Fantastic Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine in Desirable .44-40 W.C.F. - Serial no. 806797, 44-40 WCF cal., 20 inch round bbl., blue finish, gumwood stock. The Winchester Model 1892 was incredibly popular in the American West due to its variety of shared calibers with the Colt Single Action Army revolver. It was stronger and sleeker than Winchester’s earlier “pistol caliber” repeaters like the Model 1866s and Model 1873s, and, like its predecessors, was a “working man’s gun,” and thus surviving examples often display all the character of hard use. This classic example of a Model 1892 carbine, however, remains in excellent condition, having all the stunning appearance of just coming off the production line. The carbine is also chambered in .44- 40 WCF, an extremely popular caliber well into the 20th century.
The carbine was manufactured 1916. The barrel is fitted with a pinned blade front sight and a folding ladder rear sight and is stamped with the two-line Winchester legend and “44 WCF” on the left side. A Winchester factory oval proof is stamped on the barrel and receiver at the breech. A saddle ring is mounted on the left side of the receiver. The upper tang has the three-line model designation/trade mark information. The serial number is stamped on the underside of the receiver. The plain forearm and straight grip stock are gumwood. The buttstock is fitted with a carbine buttplate.

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