HIGHLY DESIRABLE CASE COLORED WINCHESTER 1894 SEMI DELUXE LEVER ACTION RIFLE
Case colored receiver, hammer, lever, forearm cap & buttplate. Research indicates that only 155 model 1894s were shipped from the factory w/ case colored frames. Case colored actions were not catalogued after 1901. Bbl. 28″ octagon, 2″ longer than standard. Sporting front sight, Lyman No. 6 folding leaf rear sight w/ a combination tang sight. Full length mag. Rare case colored action, hammer & lever. Walnut forearm & hard rubber capped pistol grip stock w/ crescent steel buttplate having style “I” factory checkering. Inside of lower tang is marked w/ assembly number “3322” followed by a circular mark & number “47”. Top tang channel of stock has matching assembly number “3322”.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: letter from Cody Firearms Museum Records Office detailing the following information, “SN applied: 6-8-1896. Date In: 7-1-1897. Rifle. Caliber/Gauge: 32/40. Bbl Shape: Oct. Length: 28. Trigger: Plain. Stock: PLain, pistol grip, checkered. Other Features: CH(case hardened). Date Shipped: 7-2-1897. Order #: 10440.”.