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    LOT 3016
Scarce Special Order Winchester Model 92 Takedown Rifle in .25-20 W.F.C. -
Serial no. 912735, 25-20 WCF cal., 24 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. Manufactured in 1921. Relatively few Model 1892 rifles were chambered for the .25-20 W.F.C. cartridge, and takedown Model 92 rifles are scarce. The rifle has a 24-inch round barrel and full length magazine. The barrel has the standard pattern fixed blade front sight with patent markings and set screw on the left side of the base and a sporting style rear sight with flat top. The upper receiver tang is factory drilled and tapped for a folding combination
sight. The rifle has a full blue finish. With a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock. The left side of the barrel is roll-stamped with the address and patent date in two
lines ahead of the rear sight. The caliber: “25-20 W.F.C.” is roll-stamped on the left side of the barrel. Winchester oval “W/P” proof marks are stamped on the top of the barrel and the receiver. The
upper receiver tang is roll-stamped: “MODEL 92/-WINCHESTER-/TRADE MARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. & FGN.” in three lines. CONDITION: Excellent. The rifle retains 90% of the original blue finish overall. The barrel has some cold blue on the left side near the muzzle and shows minimal wear. The barrel band has some finish loss
but retains about 75% of the blue. The adjacent portions of the magazine tube have light takedown scuff marks. The receiver has about 95% of the original blue finish with a few minor handling marks and insignificant scratches. The bolt and loading gate retain nearly all of the original blue finish. The bottom and sides of the lever show light handling wear with traces of plum brown patina. The buttplate has light
edge wear and age spotting and retains about 85% of the original blue finish. The markings are crisp. The wood is very good overall and has most of the original oil finish. Wear is limited to some finish loss on the
forearm and a few scattered and relatively minor handling marks. This is an excellent example of a scarce Winchester Model 92 takedown rifle chambered for the .25-20 W.C.F. cartridge. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000
LOT 3017 Special Order Winchester Model 1894 Takedown Lever Action Rifle - Serial no. 506402, 32 W.S. cal., 26 inch octagon bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. This rifle was manufactured in 1910 and has a special order checkered shotgun buttplate. Lyman beaded blade front and elevation adjustable rear sights on a barrel marked with the two-line address/patent information followed by the two-line nickel steel marking followed by “32 W.S.” on the upper left flat. The barrel and receiver have
a Winchester oval proof stamped at the breech. The upper tang has the three-line model/trade mark information. The takedown latch is marked with the patent date. Mounted on a smooth forearm and straight grip stock. CONDITION: Very fine. The rifle retains 80% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. There are
a number of light to moderate scratches on the receiver. The hammer and lever retain strong traces of original case colors in the protected areas. The wood is fine with a small crack along the grain near the toe and some minor
handling marks. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 2,250 - 3,750
LOT 3018 Winchester Model 1895 Saddle Ring Carbine - Serial no. 51447, 30 U.S. cal., 22 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. Made in 1905. Silver blade front sight and ladder rear sight on barrel, with a Lyman peep sight on the receiver. Standard markings, with the saddle ring on the receiver. Smooth stock, with “30 40 KRAG .30 USG” marked in the left forearm groove, straight wrist, sling swivels and buttstock storage compartment. CONDITION: Very fine, with 80% of the blue finish, showing areas of gray patina on the barrel and receiver, scattered hints of brown color, strongest on the lever, upper tang and magazine, bright edge wear and minor handling marks. Stock is fine, with non-factory swivels attached, scratches and pressure dents. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 2,250 - 3,250
   LOT 3015
Winchester Semi-Deluxe Model 1886 Lightweight Takedown Lever Action Short Rifle in Desirable .45-70 W.C.F. - Serial no. 145595, 45-70 WCF cal., 22 inch lightweight bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. Manufactured in 1908, this Model 1886 rifle is in a seldom encountered semi-deluxe, lightweight, short rifle configuration. The top of the special order 22 inch barrel is marked with the two- line address and patent dates, while the left has the one-line nickel steel marking, and the caliber marking at
the breech. There are British proofs on the barrel, takedown collar, and receiver and Winchester factory oval proofs on the top
of the barrel and receiver at the breech. The three-line model and trademark information is marked on the upper tang and the two-line patent dates and serial number are on the lower tang. The left side of the lower tang is marked “783 XXX”. It is fitted with a beaded blade
front sight and an elevation adjustable notch rear sight. It’s mounted with an I-pattern checkered forearm and pistol grip stock with a checkered hard rubber shotgun buttplate.
CONDITION: Very fine, retains 85% plus of the original blue finish and 90% of the vibrant professionally restored case colors on the hammer,
forend cap, and lever with the balance having thinned to mostly a smooth grey patina. The wood is fine with some scattered light scratches, handling marks, and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 4,500 - 7,000

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