Model: Model 94, "The Antique Carbine"
Serial Number: 3221790
Year of Manufacture: 1969
Caliber: .30-30 WCF
Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Tubular Magazine
Markings: The barrel is marked “Winchester – Model 94 .30-30 Win. / Made In New Haven, Conn. Winchester Proof Steel”. The top of the barrel shows the Winchester proof mark on the top of the barrel at the chamber. The upper tang is unmarked. The receiver flats show scroll engraving and the underside of the frame is stamped with the serial number.
Barrel Length: 20"
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a hooded blade with a bead on a ramp front sight and a dovetail set, notch rear sight with elevator present.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are nicely figured and finished wood. There are scattered marks and dings, with some heavier depressions on the forearm. This rifle was a loved and frequently fired gun. The LOP measures 13 ½” to the back of the press checkered steel plate. The stocks rate in about Very Good to Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue and Case Colored
Finish Originality: Factory Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion or pitting present, though the bore could use a cleaning.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 93% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows finish loss on the underside of the lever and on both sides of the barrel bands. The finish on the barrel has thinned a bit and there are some scratches on the top of the bolt. The screw heads are somewhat worn. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: The Winchester '94 is a very strong and durable design. In this short barrel length, chambered for the abundant and useful .30 WCF cartridges, it should make a terrific little brush or field gun! Add the convenience of the saddle ring, the nicely grained wood and the frame colors – and not only do you have a practical rifle, you have a beautiful rifle. This model is not a commemorative and did not come from the custom shop it was offered as a factory “better than the standard”.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred/sold in California.
LSB#: 130621MK17 Make: Winchester Model: Model 94, The Antique Carbine Serial Number: 3221790 Year of Manufacture: 1969 Caliber: .30-30 WCF Action Type: Leve
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