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High Condition Special Order Model 1894 made in 1905
April 30, 2014
12:16 pm
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Last week I received the latest addition to my very small collection of vintage Winchesters.

The factory records indicate the following:

Serial number applied on March 24, 1905
Type: Rifle
Caliber: 38/55
Barrel Type: Round
Trigger: Plain
Shotgun Butt, Rubber plate
4 cartridge magazine
Received in warehouse on July 10, 1905
Shipped from warehouse on July 10, 1905, Order number 15546

The Marbles tang sight is a high condition original that I installed myself (with great care, using the proper hollow ground screwdrivers). Again, with much loving care, I took it to the range and put 14 rounds into 2 & /12" at 100 yards with cast bullets (which are not properly sized to the bore, but it is all I had at the time).

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April 30, 2014
12:51 pm
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NICE! 🙂

April 30, 2014
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Kirk

That's a really pretty gun! Nice case color!

Brad

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April 30, 2014
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Beautiful old rifle.Must be nice shooting it.

April 30, 2014
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Woo!! Hoo!! Very nice Kirk. Congrats.

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Model 1892 / Model 61 Collector, Research, Valuation

May 3, 2014
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Had a hands on experience with this very rifle and she is a definite beauty.
Congrats Kirk

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May 3, 2014
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That is a gorgeous 38-55 Kirk. Even better in person though.....why does that gun look so familiar 8)
Glad she shoots so well. Figured it would with that mint bore.
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May 3, 2014
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bhutch said
Had a hands on experience with this very rifle and she is a definite beauty.
Congrats Kirk

Bruce, I'll keep it safe for you, unless Matt74 gets sellers remorse and wants it back. 😀

May 3, 2014
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bhutch said
Had a hands on experience with this very rifle and she is a definite beauty.
Congrats Kirk

Bruce, I'll keep it safe for you, unless Matt74 gets sellers remorse and wants it back. 😀

Kirk, I get seller's remorse with every fine Winchester I sell, but I can't keep them all and 94 TD rifles are my passion. Honestly though, the pictures don't do the rifle justice, it is really fine. And a shooter to boot!!

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May 3, 2014
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I agree. the photos don't do it justice. I can see smudges of Conservator's Wax on the receiver that make it look like wear. That Conservator's Wax is great for protecting the finish, but not so great when it comes time to take photos.

May 3, 2014
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Win38-55 said
I agree. the photos don't do it justice. I can see smudges of Conservator's Wax on the receiver that make it look like wear. That Conservator's Wax is great for protecting the finish, but not so great when it comes time to take photos.

Yes, that was the first thing I noticed Kirk when I saw the photos.

Matt

May 4, 2014
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Kirk:

Great rifle and superior photos! Thanks for posting them. Also, this should be in next year's WACA Calendar. Please send your photos and a short write-up to Georgia and she will make it happen! ghill@winchestercollector.org.

May 5, 2014
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Thanks, Rick. Glad you like them. I will do that.

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