SOLD FOR: $2980
LSB#: 230401WL021 & 230401WL022
Make: Winchester Repeating Arms
Model: 1892 High Grade / 1892 Grade 1
Serial Number: NTH0564 (1 of 1000) & NT0564
Year of Manufacture: 1997
Caliber: .45 Long Colt
Action Type: Tube-Fed Lever-Action Rifle
Barrel Length: 24 ¼”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a fixed beaded blade with brass bead, the rear sight is an adjustable semi-buckhorn. (on both)
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks on NT0564 are a two-piece smooth hardwood. The stocks on NTH0564 are a two-piece checkered hardwood. The wood shows light handling and storage marks on both. The stocks both fit the frame tightly. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate on both rifles. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bores are bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in either of the bores. In this writer’s opinion and for the age, this bores rate a 10 out of 10!
230401WL021: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal to no wear. There is very light finish thinning on the interior of the hammer. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
230401WL022: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal to no wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The actions function correctly. We did not fire these firearms. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included with these firearms are two red serial number matching Winchester boxes, and factory paperwork. Also included are two 1994 Winchester Catalogs.
Our Assessment: The Winchester Model 1892 is considered a classic lever-action rifle and has a significant place in American firearm history. It was widely used during the late 19th and early 20th centuries for hunting, sport shooting, and as a reliable firearm on the American frontier. It is also a popular choice for collectors and enthusiasts due to its historical significance and iconic design. The Winchester Model 1892 is a lever-action repeating rifle designed by John Browning and manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. It was first introduced in 1892 and became one of the most popular rifles of its time, known for its reliability, smooth action, and versatility. The Model 1892 features a smooth lever-action mechanism that allows for rapid and reliable cycling of the action.
This pair at auction are a rare find. Both have unique designs on their receivers with a buck and doe. These rifles look like they were rarely used, if at all. The bores are incredibly bright, the finishes look mint, and the trigger pulls are crisp. A great pair to add to your Winchester collection. Place your bids today!