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Winchester M1895 factory buttstock?
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May 5, 2023 - 1:40 pm
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Opinions?

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I have never seen one like it.

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steve004 said
Opinions?

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Yes Steve its 100% factory! https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/788217

I just wish it were mine.

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It’s the most unusual M1895 buttstock I have ever seen.  It looks very far from something the factory would do.  

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It is a highly finished engraved gold inlaid and carved special order rifle. The factory could have and did on special order make stocks specifically to a customer’s specifications regarding the length of pull, drop, rise of the comb, offset, etc.

Other than the buttstock, it looks identical to other highly finished arms of the period.

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The individual writing the descriptions for the Met seems very knowledgeable.

 

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TXGunNut said
The individual writing the descriptions for the Met seems very knowledgeable.

 

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He did.  Bur were it me, I would have included one sentence to mention all of the chamberings the M1895 came in.  He does mention the .405 – making the Roosevelt connection.  However, I was disappointed to not know the chambering of this rifle.

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