SOLD FOR: $1025
Year of Manufacture: Circa 1995-98
Caliber/Gauge: .44-40 Winchester Center Fire
Action Type: Lever Action rifle with Tubular Magazine and Octagonal Barrel.
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “ROSSI Model 92” and “44-40 WIN.” The top tang is marked “BRAZTECH Int’ LLC MIAMI, FL.- JSA”. The bottom of the receiver features the serial number “SN002717”. The bottom tang is marked “MADE IN BRAZIL – BY TAURUS”.
Barrel Length: 24 ¼”
Sights/ Optics: There is a dovetailed blade at the muzzle. The rear sight is a “U”-notch leaf and elevator sight dovetailed to the rear of the barrel.
Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The stocks are two-piece wood with forearm , buttstock with flat comb, semi-pistol grip and steel buttplate. The forearm and butt have handling and storage marks, scratches and nicks. There are no chips or cracks. The buttplate has some mild handling marks and scratches on the lower portion. Overall the stocks are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless Steel
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: The rifle retains about 99% of its finish. There are some scattered handling and storage marks but no major wear of note. The markings are clear. The screwheads remain sharp. Overall, this rifle is in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box Paperwork and Accessories: The rifle comes with its factory box with matching serial number, and a user manual. The box has some wear and tear but remains in Very Good condition.
Our Assessment: This Rossi model 92 is a lever action rifle that takes .44-40 WCF rounds. The rifle was produced by the Brazilian company Taurus, and like many Taurus guns has a stainless steel finish. The rifle can be taken out on a hunting trip or target practice at the range. Goodluck on your bid!