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WINCHESTER ~ 1894 DELUXE .38-55
Pistol Grip/SG Butt, Half-Oct Bbl, MFD 1902
NO RESERVE!! Here's a neat old Winchester! This is a special order Model 1894 "Semi Deluxe" rifle chambered for the powerful .38-55 cartridge. It features a pistol grip buttstock with hard rubber grip cap and shotgun style buttplate. It wears a 26" half octagon/half round barrel and is fitted with a "Button" magazine. The sights are original down to the patent dated elevator. This rifle is all original and in very good condition. The receiver retains about 40% original bright blue finish that shows fading and some fine scratches from cleaning. The barrel retains about 95% finish with some minor fading and wear to the sides. There is a small amount of light corrosion at the tip of the muzzle but no significant pitting. Slight traces of faded case colors are present on the lever. The stocks are in very good condition as well. The wood has never been sanded or refinished and the stocks retain most of their original varnish. There are no cracks or chips however there are some handling marks including a scratch to the left side of the pistol grip and another along the right side of the buttplate. The hard rubber buttplate is in good shape, free of cracks or chips. The mechanics are in good working order and the bore rates fair with strong, sharp rifling that shows light to moderate pitting throughout...still very shootable. It comes with a factory letter which verifies the configuration of the rifle. The letter incorrectly notes that this Winchester rifle was shipped as a "carbine" which of course is not possible (carbines were not available with octagon or 1/2 octagon barrels). A photocopy of the actual factory ledger shows the cause of this confusion, a simple record keeping error. The space for type (rifle/carbine) was inadvertently filled with a simple hash mark (") and the notation above is "C" for carbine. There is no doubt that this Winchester shipped as a rifle. A very desirable special order Model 1894 and a true American classic!
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