SOLD FOR: $1175
Model: 94 Legacy (Round Barrel)
Serial Number: 6570712
Year of Manufacture: 2004-2006
Caliber: .38-55 Winchester
Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Full-Length Tubular Magazine, Rebounding Hammer, Lever Safety & Tang Mounted Safety
Markings: The left of the barrel is marked “WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CAL. 38-55 WIN. / -MADE IN NEW HAVEN, CT. U.S.A. WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL-“, the top at the rear has an ovalled “WP” proof, the right is marked “-WINCHESTER- / TRADEMARKS LICENSED FROM OLIN CORP.”. The bottom of the receiver is marked with the serial number to the left of the lever plate.
Barrel Length: 26″, Round
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a brass beaded blade dovetailed to the front of the barrel. The rear sight is a “U”-notch elevator sight with a white triangle aiming reference dovetailed to the rear of the barrel. The notch is fine-adjustable for elevation. The top of the receiver is drilled, tapped, and filled for a scope mount (none included). The top tang is drilled and tapped with a folding tang sight adjustable for windage and elevation.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered walnut with capped forend, pistol grip, sraight comb and case-color steel crescent buttplate. There are a few spots of minor edge-thinning, mostly on the forend but with a spot on the bottom edge of the grip. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is sharp. The LOP measures 13 1/4″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The plate has some thinning at the edge of the heel, but otherwise has no notable wear. Overall, the stocks are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Blue & Case Color
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are a couple of nicks at the muzzle and the action shows faint operational wear. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle is in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The rifle has a rebounding hammer, a tang safety, and a lever safety. We have not fired this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes in a brown plastic Gun Guard case with keys for the locking latches.
Our Assessment: This is a Winchester Model 1894 Legacy, made in 2004-2006. The Legacy has a blue and case color finish, a 26” round barrel, checkered pistol grip stocks, and this example is chambered for .38-55 Winchester. The rifle appears to have seen little if any use, in Excellent condition and comes with a hard case for storage and transport. Whether you’re a collector or a shooter, this is a nice Winchester for any safe in America. Please see our photos and good luck!