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Winchester model 94 case hardened finish?
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February 17, 2022 - 1:17 am
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I recently purchased a Winchester model 94 made in 1977. It has a case hardened receiver. I was wondering if anyone could shine some light on to if this was a special edition or what? It looks very sharp but I don’t see many like it.  Serial # 4562340. Thanks for any help 

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If I remember right Winchester called them “Antique” or “Classic”

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Bob Renneberg’s update to his 94 book discusses these. You can see the link to his eBook on the WACA Home Page.

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It does sound like the antique model. I had a new in box one. They had a gold plated loading gate and gold plated saddle ring stud and ring. And basic scroll work on each side of the receiver. Does that sound like yours? They are a nice looking 94. 

The Chief Crazy Horse commemorative also had a case hardened finish. 

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