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This lot offers you a Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action rifle chambered for .38-40 Winchester Center Fire (WCF). The rifle was designed by John Browning, and manufactured in model year 1902. The Mod. 92 was a smaller and lighter version of the large-frame Model 1886, and replaced the renowned Model 1873 as the companies lever-action chambered for pistol caliber's. This example utilizes a 24" full octagon barrel, height adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight, paired with a brass blade front sight, and gorgeous walnut fixtures, contrasting the deep aged blue finish. The rifle is marked with correct roll-stampings, reading; "Model 1892 - WINCHESTER - PAT. OCT. 14. 1884" on the upper-tang, Serial Number "242281" on the lower of the receiver, "38 WCF" on the upper of the barrel, behind the rear sight, and "MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. - NEW HAVEN, CONN. U.S.A. PAT. OCT. 14. 1884" on the upper of the barrel. The rifle shows good condition overall, with a even plum purple patina forming on the blue'd finish, and healthy walnut fixtures. The mechanical condition of the rifle is good overall, with a tight action, and a fair bore, showing strong rifling with some darkness and pitting. The rifle qualifies as a Curio & Relic Long Gun, and requires FFL Transfer or NICS Background Check. Serial Number: 242281.


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Winchester Model 1892 .38-40 Lever Action Rifle

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Sep 22, 2018