Winchester 94 Golden Spike Commemorative 30-30 20″ Lever Rifle MFD 1969 C&R

SOLD FOR: $1584

LSB#: 210826RS15

Make: Winchester

Model: 94AE Golden Spike Commemorative Rifle

Serial Number: GS13378

Year of Manufacture: 1969 C&R

Caliber: .30-30 WCF

Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Tubular Magazine

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “WINCHESTER MODEL 94 30-30 WIN. / MADE IN NEW HAVEN, CONN. U.S.A.  WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL”. The top of the barrel bears the Winchester proof mark. The bottom of the receiver is marked with the serial number. The right side of the barrel is marked “GOLDEN SPIKE COMMEMORATIVE”. The upper tang is marked “OCEANS UNITED BY RAIL”. The left side of the receiver is marked with a spike between “1869” & “1969”. The right side of the receiver has decorative border engraving. The right side of the buttstock has an inlay showing two trains facing each other and is marked “·THE CENTRAL PACIFIC AND UNION PACIFIC RAILROADS LINKING THE NATIONS·PROMONTORY SUMMIT, UTAH” around the circumference and ““…THE PACIFIC RAILWAY IS COMPLETED” / MAY 10, 1869” on the front face.

Barrel Length: 20″

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooded beaded blade atop a serrated riser that is screwed to the barrel. The rear sight is a U-notch elevator sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are smooth walnut with a banded forearm, straight grip, straight comb, and a checkered metal buttplate. The wood shows a minor compression at the rear of the comb and the left side of the buttstock shows light finish wear. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 1/4” from the front of the trigger to the back of the checkered plate, which shows no notable wear. The stocks rate in about Fine-Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue & Gold Toned

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows scattered light marks on the receiver. The lower tang and barrel band show extremely faint oxidation. There is hardly notable operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine-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 & Accessories: This rifle comes in its original box with paperwork including a manual.

Our Assessment: This is a Golden Spike Commemorative Model 94, commemorating the completion of the Pacific Railway in 1869. This rifle retains about 97% original finish and is in about Fine-Excellent condition. Please see our photos and good luck!

Winchester 94 Golden Spike Commemorative 30-30 20" Lever Rifle MFD 1969 C&R
Winchester 94 Golden Spike Commemorative 30-30 20″ Lever Rifle MFD 1969 C&R