Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
The Model 1892 Winchester has a smaller variation of the Model 1886 action. It is a lightweight, streamlined successor to the Model 1873 Winchester. It was available in .44, .38 and .32 caliber, the same basic calibers as the Model '73 rifle. Also the new .25-20 round was introduced in 1895.
W1091 WINCHESTER 1892 SRC
Item # W1091
Cal 38 WCF. The metal on this gun is mostly an antique blue/brown with light freking throughout. Pretty typical condition for a 92 saddle ring. Action is nice. Bore is good to VG. A couple spots of light pitting. Some roughness but otherwise a bright bore with good rifling. A dandy cowboy action shooter!
Modern $ 1,750.
W995 WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE
Item # W995
Cal 38-40. Low 18k serial range. 24" full oct bbl and full length mag. Orig sights. Shiny bore. Sharp rifling. Bbl and mag retain about half orig blue and what appears to be some touch up blue added as well as some touch up on the receiver. Still looks very good. The wood has had some type of finish added. It is not sanded or undersized. Nice gun with rifle style buttplate, sharp corners and smooth functioning action.
Antique $ 2,450.
W961 WINCHESTER MODEL 92 32-20 SADDLE RING CARBINE
Item # W961-22-66
Cal 32-20. Special order button mag. Good shootable bore. Original sights include a folding ladder 1873 marked sight. Original wood is in VG condition with a light coat of oil added. Not re-finished. Sound and solid with no cracks. Overall metal is a plum/brown patina with a fair amount of blue showing. Good markings. Clean little gun complete with original saddle ring.
Modern $ 1,295 .
W924 ANTIQUE 1892 RIFLE
Item # W924-122-65
Standard configuration gun with oct bbl, full mag tube and rifle buttplate. Serial number on this gun is in the 80k range. Shows it's age with mostly a brown patina and some blue showing through on the bbl. Bore condition is fair to good with decent rifling, some pitting and some roughness. Wood is in good overall condition considering it's age. A little shy at the upper tang. Nice fitting at the lower tang and frame. Slight sliver missing at the bottom corner right hand side. Forearm wood is a little bit more beat up with a chip missing in the upper corner coming off of the forearm cap. Appears to be some saddle wear right at the frame where the serial number is. A light crack also goes forward from that point. Orig sights with a later button style elevator. A decent antique!
Antique $ 1,395.
W771 SPECIAL ORDER 1892 28” WINCHESTER
Item # W771-122-61
Cal 44. 28" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent buttplate. And to make it even better, it has an antique serial number! Most of the metal is well aged brown/grey antique patina. The bbl has orig rear sight which has been filed down into the flat top style. The front blade style sight looks like an old frontier period replacement. Wood on both forearm and stock does show its age but is nice fitting and solid. Action is nice. Bore is a little rough. Long bbl 92's are not easy to come by. Complete with research form from Cody Firearms Museum.
Antique $ 2,995.
W816 WINCHESTER 1892 .44 CALIBER RIFLE
Item # W816
This rifle is equipped with round bbl, full length mag tube and crescent buttplate. A very nice rifle with a lot of orig blue remaining. About 80% on the left hand side and 70% on the right. Greyed out on the bottom at the carry point. Bbl blue is also very nice with some thinning and starting to turn. Nice clean smooth metal. Bore is bright and shiny with some light roughness. Action is nice. Wood is also in VG cond. Good fitting to upper and lower tang and buttplate. No cracks or losses. This is a nice clean honest 110 year old rifle!
Modern $ 2,750.
7114 SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 TAKE DOWN RIFLE
Item # 7114
Modern $ 4,500.
W737A ANTIQUE 1892 OCTAGON BARREL RIFLE
Item # W737A
A desirable gun with all the good features everyone is looking for. Oct bbl. Full length mag tube. Crescent butt. Cal 38 WCF. Old gun manufactured 1896 and it looks old. Grey/brown patina to the receiver. Bbl has some blue which is turning. Scattered pitting on all metal surfaces. Butt stock is relatively good. Missing a chip in the upper corner. Displays a lot of use. One chip out in the left hand front. Wood is solid. Action is nice. Bore not so nice. A great gun to start a collection. Still a good old Winchester!
Antique $ 1,495.
W832 VERY SCARCE WINCHESTER MODEL 92 EASTERN CARBINE
Item # W832
Made without provision for a saddle ring. Rifle style butt stock. Front sight is moved farther forward to accommodate a rifle style sight. In this case it is the scarce buck horn rear sight. Cal 25-20. Excellent bore. Orig wood in excellent cond with considerable amount of varnish remaining and a rifle style buttplate. Overall metal is excellent as well with 90% bright shiny orig blue. Some plum/brown starting to appear. Very scarce variation.
Modern $ 2,950.
92 SADDLE RING CARBINE
Item # W711 -21-164
Cal 38-40. Early antique serial number range. Flip up carbine rear sight. Near excellent bore. Overall gun has seen a lot of use and probably was carried every day. Numerous holes where there is tacks stuffed in on both sides of the forearm as well areas on the stock. On the back part of the stock are the numbers "909" placed perhaps by a blacksmith with metal and tacks. Done 100+ years ago and the wood has worn down around them considerably. Interesting gun. It has a replacement saddle ring and loss to the forearm from saddle wear next to the frame.
Antique $ 1,475.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 ROUND RIFLE
Item # 4219-22-243
Cal 44-40. Original 24" full round bbl and full length mag tube. Bright shiny bore with a few minor pits. Original sights. Wood has a few mars and dings and a little varnish added but not sanded. Complete with rifle style buttplate. Overall gun retains about 50-60% bbl and mag blue with traces of blue in protected areas on the receiver. Balance having flaked and turned a plum/brown coloration. Nice clean little gun.
Modern $ 2,150.
W971 WINCHESTER M-92 SRC 44
Item # W971
Nice little Winchester in 44 cal. This one has the special order feature of a button mag. Receiver has clean smooth metal turning a medium brown color. Bbl has a lot of finish of a blue/brown color. Nice fitting good cond wood. Orig sights. Nice action and VG bore. This Winchester was built in 1919. Nice SRC!
Modern $ 2,500.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SADDLE RING CARBINE
Item # 4238-22-237
Cal 25-20. Original sights include the typical folding ladder and the bladed front sight. Fair bore. Original button mag and rifle style buttplate. Wood stocks are in overall good condition with a repair in the wrist area. Bbl and frame is mostly a plum/brown coloration with good markings. Nice functioning action. Correct saddle ring. A fairly good specimen of an early American made lever action carbine.
Modern $ 1,475.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SPECIAL ORDER FULL OCTAGON BARREL WITH BUTTON MAGAZINE
Item # 4233-22-245
Cal 32-20 with VG shootable bore. Original sights. Original wood shows a fair amount of use but still sound and serviceable. It has the unusual Australian Home Guard markings. Overall gun is mostly a plum/brown coloration with good markings and sharp corners. Nice functioning action. All original and in generally good condition.
Modern $ 1,175.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 OCTAGON BARREL RIFLE
Item # 4229
Cal 32-20 with special order full oct bbl and button mag. Original sights. Original wood shows some mars and dings and an expert repair made at the wrist. Rifle style buttplate. Overall metal is smooth and clean with a nice sharp plum/brown coloration. Possibly traces of blue. Not a bad looking gun.
Modern $ 1,250.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 .38-40 RIFLE
Item # 4201
Special order full oct bbl and half mag tube. Cal 38-40. VG shootable bore. Original wood is in about good condition with a number of achievement notches on the forearm. Original buttstock shows some use and a few repairs in the wrist area. A few minor cracks which has made it quite usable and functional. Rifle style buttplate. Bbl retains about 50% blue turning brownish patina. Receiver shows a fair amount of use. Some rounding to the edges but no pitting. A couple of replaced screws. Good serviceable gun. Complete with early antique serial number.
Antique $ 1,775.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 OCTAGON RIFLE
Item # 4232-22-236
Full oct bbl and full length mag tube. The gun is chambered for 38-40 having been set back into the frame; shortened on the breech end and re-chambered. Consequently it has a perfect bright shiny bore. Should make a good shooter. Bbl and mag tube retain about 75-80% good blue. Receiver is mostly a plumish brown color with some wear to the corners. Wood is generally VG with a light coat of varnish added but not sanded. Features original sights. Nice functioning action.
Modern $ 1,450.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE IN .44-40
Item # 7113-22-67
Full round barrel, button magazine, VG shootable bore, original sights with a replaced blade on the front, metal turned a dark plum brown patina coloration. VG wood, carefully cleaned, light coat of linseed oil added, rifle buttplate.
Modern $ 1,875.
OCTAGON BARREL WINCHESTER MODEL 1892
Item # W100-22-60
A good looking Winchester in 38 WCF, oct bbl, full length mag and crescent butt. Serial range is 723,XXX. The receiver metal has aged to a greyish color. Bbl is greyish/blue. Good markings. Original sights. Nice action and VG bore. The wood is VG and fits and looks nice! Probably had some oil rubbed in years ago. This is nice example of standard configuration oct bbl 92!
Modern $ 1,995 .
W815 WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SRC
Item # W815-22-52
Cal 25-20. This gun appears to be factory refinished. Crisp sharp corners. Excellent markings. Orig gun wood stock shows the usual mars and dings. May have had some varnish added. Excellent sharp bore. Orig sights and saddle ring. Crisp tight action. Sharp little gun that should make a great shooter.
Modern $ 1,895.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SRC
Item # w1093
Caliber 32 WCF. Decent old carbine with a blue brown coloration on the receiver and a blue drifting to brown on the bbl and mag tube. Nice, clean, smooth metal; good markings. Wood in good cond. Equipped with the standard carbine ladder type rear sight and blade front. Bore is in fair to good cond and may clean up to be better than it is now. Good looking carbine.
Modern $ 1395.
W768 HIGH CONDITION 1892 44 CALIBER RIFLE
Item # W768-22-47
This fine Winchester is equipped with round bbl, full mag and crescent butt. It has ample case colors on the hammer and lever. Receiver has smooth metal with about 60% blue remaining on the left hand side. About the same on the right side turning slightly. Bbl has nearly all orig blue. Wood is nice fitting and in near excellent cond. Smooth action and a near perfect bore. High condition rifle, desirable 44 cal and a great bore! You couldn't ask for more.
Modern $ 3,975.
ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1892 RIFLE
Item # 8455-20-160
This gun has all the right stuff. Oct bbl, full magazine, rifle buttplate. Serial number in the 88,XXX range. Still a lot of nice, original finish on both receiver and bbl. All markings VG. Still nice case colors showing on the lever and hammer. Original sights. Bore is Good to VG. Nice wood, matching Cody Form. Antique 1892s are getting very hard to find and this is a nice one!
Antique $ 5,850.
W683A SPECIAL ORDER MODEL 92 CARBINE
Item # W683A-22-233
Cal 44-40. Half length mag tube. Orig sights include the Lyman 21 side mount receiver sight and correct front sight. Blank in the back sight. Bore is in near excl cond. Bright and shiny with sharp riffling. Would benefit from a good cleaning. Orig wood appears to have been lightly cleaned a long time ago. Not sanded or undersized. Looks very good with correct walnut stocks. Gun was refinished a long time ago and was done very well. Starting to turn brown in a couple areas. Other than that it retains a considerable amount of the refinish. Nice clean sharp little gun that should make an excellent shooter.
Modern $ 2,100.
W684A WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SRC
Item # W684A-22-49
Hard to find cal 44. Orig 20" full round bbl and full length mag tube. Orig sights. VG bore. Sharp riffling. Bright and shiny. I'm sure it would shoot well. Orig carbine style wood in VG cond with carbine style buttplate. A few mars and dings. Still serviceable. No splitting or cracking. Rounding to the corners. Nice functioning action. Bbl, mag and receiver are turning a plum/brown/blue color. Should make a good cowboy action shooter.
Modern $ 2,175.
W647 WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SRC 44
Item # W647 -22-36
Nice little carbine with button mag. Receiver has aged to a pleasing blue/brown. Bbl also has some blue, most of which is turning. Bore is VG to VG+. Standard carbine buttstock fits very well and in good overall cond. Forearm is also in good cond with a couple of scrapes in front of the bbl band. Good solid action. With the great bore, this would be a good cowboy action gun.
Modern $ 2,375.
W664A WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE
Item # W664A-22-35
This 92 is equipped with a round bbl, button mag and crescent butt. Cal 32 WCF. The frame is a grey/brown color. Bbl has some blue with most metal turning an antique brown. The front sight has been slightly modified. Rear sight is a later replacement. Wood is in nice cond but has been redone. Action is nice. Bore isn't so nice.
Modern $ 1,075.
W663A SPECIAL ORDER 1892 WINCHESTER
Item # W663A -22-34
38 cal. Half round half oct bbl. Button mag. Crescent butt. Frame is brown/grey with bbl being mostly brown. Bore is shiny with decent rifling. Scattered pitting. Buttstock is in nice cond and is good fitting. Forearm is also quite good. This "modern" gun is 101 years old.
Modern $ 2,175.
W671A WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SRC
Item # W671A-22-46
32 WCF. Standard configuration carbine with full length mag tube. Receiver is a pleasing antique plum. Bbl has quite a bit of blue with some turning. Light frekking here and there. Buttstock is in quite good condition and fits very well. A slight sliver is missing from the upper right hand side corner. The forearm is also nice. Equipped with the optional 3-leaf rear sight. Standard front sight. Shiny bore with light to moderate pitting. Decent rifle for being almost 110 years old.
Modern $ 1,450 .
W680A WINCHESTER M-1892 SRC
Item # W680A-22-45
32 WCF. This gun was produced in 1910. Metal is mostly a silver/grey/light brown. Could have possibly been cleaned many years ago and is starting to tone back. The bore has decent riflings but some roughness. Bbl is equipped with 3-leaf rear sight that has been slightly modified. Action is good. Wood has seen some use and abuse and has a chip missing on the right hand side. Some putty work done on the left hand side. Most likely came off another gun as it does have a rifle butt. Forearm is solid with refinishing. Action is good.
Modern $ 975.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 RIFLE IN 44-40 CALIBER
Item # W651A -22-44
24" full round bbl and full length mag tube. Orig sights. Near exc bore. Bright and shiny with sharp rifling. Wood is VG+ cond with about 50% varnish remaining. Complete with rifle style buttplate. Overall metal is in fine cond with about 60% thinning and slightly toneing bbl and mag blue. Receiver has about 50% orig blue as well, starting to plum on bottom. Nice gun complete with 31k serial number.
Antique $ 4,500 .
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SCARCE 16” SHORT RIFLE
Item # W692A-122-32
This gun includes the shortest of the 3 different length forends. Full oct bbl and full length mag tube. Cal 44-40. Orig sights. Dark bore. Wood is in generally VG cond with the usual mars and dings frequently seen on these imported short rifles. All of these went down to Central America and came back in horrible condition. This gun retains a heavy dark patina. Some rounding to the corners and shows a fair amount of use. Looks as though it was used for hunting daily. It still is not a bad representative of a short rifle.
Modern $ 4,500.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SRC
Item # W544
Cal 25-20. Original sights. Excellent bore. Walnut stocks in excellent condition with very few minor blemishes. Complete with carbine style buttplate. I believe the receiver has been re finished. BBl and mag tube I don't think are. They retain about 95% original blue. The receiver retains 95% of an excellent re finish with one area by the serial number with some loss of blue and some pitting. Hard to tell it is redone if it is. Correct carbine sights and original saddle ring.
Modern $ 2,775.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE
Item # W533 -21-171
Cal 38-40. 24" full oct bbl and full length mag tube. Original sights. Mint bore. Wood has just a few light handling mars with nearly all original varnish intact. Rifle style buttplate has traces of case colors remaining. Hammer and lever retain nearly all case hardening. Gun retains 97-98% original blue with just a few minor spotting here and there. May clean off. Excellent gun inside and out. Complete with early antique serial number.
Antique $ 5,500.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 TAKE DOWN
Item # W536-22-257
Cal 25-20. A later gun in the 980,XXX serial range. Very nice bbl blue remains as does the blue on the receiver. Light flaking. Take down ring, as normal, is more brownish. Exceptional wood. Nice fitting. Beautiful bright shiny bore. Awesome rifle!
Modern $ 3,175.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 RIFLE
Item # W531 -22-255
Cal 38-40. Original 24" rull round bbl and button mag tube. Original sights. VG+ bore. Bright and shiny with sharp rifling. Wood shows a fair amount of use with a few dings and mars. Still retains some original varnish. Complete with a rifle style buttplate. Metal has turned a plum/blue/brown patina on the bbl and mostly a light gunmetal grey with some minor pitting on the receiver. Should make a good shooter with nice functioning action.
Modern $ 1,375.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SADDLE RING CARBINE
Item # W714 -22-246
Cal 32-20. Original sights. Full length mag tube. Good bore. Original forearm in VG condition. Buttstock has been sanded some and is undersized around the wrist. Complete with carbine style buttplate. Overall metal is mostly a gunmetal grey/brown patina with some minor pitting on the receiver. Correct saddle ring. All original except where noted.
Modern $ 975.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SRC
Item # W691
Cal 38-40. Good sharp bore with some minor pitting but should be a good shooter. Original wood shows some mars and dings from hunting use but no splits or cracks. Looks good and complete with correct carbine style buttplate. Original sights. Original saddle ring. Bbl and mag retain about 25-30% nice original blue. Receiver is mostly flaked or turned brown. No pitting or signs of abuse. A Clean looking carbine.
Modern $ 1,575 sale pending.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 MUSKET
Item # W630-21-172
W630 WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 MUSKET; Scarce cal 32-20. Original 30" full round bbl with original sights. Original musket stock in generally VG condition with correct sling swivels and only a few handling mars. No splits or cracks. Very slight chip of wood missing in the upper right hand side near the tang. Good bbl markings. Overall metal is generally VG+ with 50% toning blue on bbl. Receiver is mostly flaked and is a plum/brown patina with traces of blue. All original with a few minor mars in the bbl, looks as though someone has taken the bbl off for some reason. I guarantee that it is the correct bbl for this frame. VG+ condition overall. Nice clean little gun.
Modern $ 8,250.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 RIFLE
Item # 4244-21-195
Cal 32-20. Full oct bbl and button mag. Original wood shows a fair amount of use. It has some oil added and has turned quite dark but is basically sound and solid with a rifle style buttplate. Shootable bore. Original sights. Overall metal shows traces of original finish with the balance turning a heavy brown patina. Some replacement screws. Correct saddle ring.
Modern $ 995 .
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE IN CALIBER .44-40
Item # 5453-21-187
Special order round barrel, half length magazine tube, VG shootable bore, original sights. Smooth clean metal has turned a dark plum blue patina coloration, Walnut stock has a shotgun butt with a chipped toe and a couple of gouges, is otherwise solid.
Modern $ 1,475.
MODEL 1892 WIN SRC CALIBER 25-20
Item # W516-22-57
Slick little carbine with the scarce 2/3 mag. Good looking gun with ample blue on receiver and most blue remaining on bbl. Wood is in VG condition. Nice fitting at both upper and lower tang. Metal nipple top buttplate. Original carbine sights. Smooth action and reasonably good bore. Decent gun!
Modern $ 2,150.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE
Item # W272-21-180
24" round bbl, full magazine tube and crescent butt. 392,XXX SN range. Receiver is mostly silver/grey. Bbl is a medium brown patina. Quite a bit of blue on the mag tube. Slight dent in the mag tube that does not affect the spring. The wood is good fitting both at upper and lower tang and the buttplate. Forearm wood is also nice with no cracks or losses. Wood has the normal handling marks. Bore has decent rifling, scattered pitting and overall condition fair to good. May clean up? Cal 38 WCF.
Modern $ 1,695.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 25-20 CALIBER IN VERY SCARCE 30” BARREL
Item # W270-19-102
Full oct bbl and full length mag. Original sights include a Beaches combination front sight. Typical buckhorn rear sight. Folding tang sight. VG+ bore. Overall metal is VG as well with about 90% original bright blue remaining. Vivid case colors on hammer and lever. Original wood in excellent condition with a rifle style buttplate that show good traces of case color. All original and complete with double set trigger and Letter of Authenticity from the Buffalo Bill Museum.
Antique $ 15,500. sale pending.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 PISTOL GRIP DELUXE RIFLE
Item # W269-21-184
Special order double set triggers, Swiss buttplate, original 24" full round bbl and cal 32-20. Original sights include folding tang Lyman rear sight, Winchester flat top sporting bbl sight and Lyman patented front sight. Excellent bore. Bbl retains about 96% bright blue. Receiver has a few minor dings and mars. Some flaking on the bottom of the receiver but still 90% bright blue. Hammer and lever retain a considerable amount of bright case colors with traces of nickel on the buttplate. Original checkered fancy burl wood retains most original high gloss lacquer finish. Excellent+ inside and out! Guaranteed all original.
Modern $ 18,750.
VERY UNIQUE WINCHESTER MODEL 92 PISTOL GRIP DELUXE RIFLE
Item # W268-22-55
24" full oct bbl and button mag. Original ivory inlaid shear front sight. Marbles folding rear sight and Lyman tang sight. Cal 25-20. Excellent bore. Original Fancy 3X grade checkered Dlx wood is in excellent condition with a special order cheek piece, sharp checkering and almost all original varnish. Special order Swiss buttplate which retains about 95% bright nickel. Overall metal is excellent with 95% bright shiny blue starting to tone very slightly on bottom of the receiver. Guaranteed all original complete with special order double set trigger. Hard to improve upon rarity and condition! Excellent+ throughout.
Modern $ 22,500.
WINCHESTER FOURTH MODEL MOLD IN 44 W. CALIBER
Item # LT1034
Marked "44 W." We believe that means .44 Winchester caliber, which is the same as .44-40. Traces of blue shining through a brownish gray patina.
SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SEMI-DELUXE 1892 RIFLE IN .25-20
Item # 6518-21-178
Modern $ 3,100.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SPECIAL ORDER RIFLE
Item # 7227-20-143
25-20. Half round, half oct bbl with clean sharp metal and approximately 90% blue. Receiver retains about 60% with the balance (at the carry point) turning plummish. Nice fitting extra figure wood, fair to good bore. Good looking 1892.
Modern $ 2,750.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SEMI-DELUXE SADDLERING CARBINE IN .25-20
Item # 7117-20-161
Button magazine, VG bore, overall metal is a thinning plum blue gray patina coloration with 15-20% blue in protected areas, slightly modified front sight, flip up ladder rear, metal is smooth and clean. VG checkered pistol grip walnut, straight grain, unusual crescent buttplate. Scarce configuration.
Modern $ 3,650.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 ROUND BBL RIFLE WITH BUTTON MAG IN 38 WCF
Item # 8180-22-70
Pretty good bbl blue which is starting to turn, receiver has a generous amount of thinning blue; even some somewhat bright case colors on lever. Perfect fitting wood with the normal dings and scratches; more so on the forearm. Appears to be a light coat of oil having been added? Good bore with some roughness, may clean up to be VG? 1906 gun.
Modern $ 2,100.
HALF OCTAGON BARREL WINCHESTER 1892 RIFLE IN 38 WCF
Item # W8-22-68
Mostly a gray patina gun with some light cleaning done, some blue remains in protected areas. Pretty clean metal with some scratches and dings, all markings are VG. Good looking, full fitting wood with a rifle butt, coat of finish has been added sometime ago. Good to VG bore on this 1917 vintage button mag Winchester.
Modern $ 1,975.
SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE
Item # W6-21-169
.38-40 Caliber. 24" one-half octagon bbl, full length magazine, VG shootable bore, bbl and magazine finish have darkened and turned an even bluish plum patina coloration, the frame has thinned to an even plum patina, original flip up Lyman combination front and tang sights. Fine condition non-checkered pistol grip stocks, original hardrubber shotgun buttplate is missing a tiny piece at the toe. Complete with matching Cody Research Form.
Modern $ 4,350.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SERIAL NUMBER 29
Item # 8977-22-260
For years this was considered the lowest known serial number 92 that had surfaced. Since then serial number one turned up a couple of years ago. Full oct bbl with full length magazine tube. Original combination front sight, flip up barrel sight, and tang sight. VG shootable bore with some roughness. Bright with sharp rifling. Wood has been lightly cleaned and is in excellent condition with rifle style buttplate. Metal is near excellent condition with 20-25% blue in mostly protected areas, the balance having turned a plum-brown gunmetal grey coloration. With matching Research Form.
Antique $ 15,000.
WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SPORTING RIFLES SHIPPING CRATE
Item # 8825-16-105
Original dovetail-jointed crate with the older-style Winchester logo. Measures 10 x 10-1/2 x 45-3/4. Heavy marking pressed into the wood on both ends show the contents. Interestingly, one end has the markings upside down compared to the other end. Missing the top and internal gun dividers. Partial hinges remain where the top was attached at one time. Showing signs of age, but still in very nice condition.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 DELUXE SHORT RIFLE IN 44 CALIBER SMOOTH BORE
Item # 8484-20-173
Orig 20 full oct bbl, full length magazine, orig sights, exc bore. Orig deluxe checkered fancy straight stock wood is in exc cond with metal shotgun style butt plate and correct short style forearm. Overall gun retains nearly all of the orig blue, shows very little signs of use. I believe this is one of the guns that was made up for the MGM movie company in the 30's; it has all the configurations of that grouping of firearms. They have appeared in a number of variations-almost all were 20" short rifles. This one has probably some of the most unique features I've seen and I think it is the most desirable. Very attractive. An asset to any serious Winchester collection.
Modern $ 18,500.
WINCHESTER 44 WCF MODEL 1892 RIFLE
Item # 4094r-20-158
24 round barrel, full magazine. Shows quite a bit of use and character, but overall nice colors and not a lot of dings. Lower tang and wrist repaired -- very solid. Barrel is a pleasing plum-blue color. Receiver is also plum-blue, turning silver. Just below the 455XXX serial number is a secondary stamp "9397," also a small importer's mark on barrel in front of fore end. VG wood has been freshened, looks good, but forearm tapers in front of frame.
Modern $ 1,500 .
MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER BUTTON MAG SHORT RIFLE IN CALIBER 32 WCF
Item # 8297-22-71
Considerable thinning bbl blue, receiver has turned mostly a medium brownish gray patina, very nice wood that is good fitting, no cracks or losses, crescent butt. Forearm also good shape on the wood with the normal dings, scratches, etc and is sound with no losses or cracks. Nice slick action, fair bore.
Modern $ 2,295.
WINCHESTER MODEL 92 20 INCH SPECIAL ORDER SHORT RIFLE IN CALIBER 44-40
Item # 8170-20-162
Round bbl. VG bore is bright with sharp rifling has just a bit of frost or very light pitting. Full mag. VG Wood has been freshened and had coat of linseed oil added. Rifle style buttplate. Frame, bbl, mag, and fore-end cap in the white, prepped for refinish. Correct sharp markings, exc action, correct sights. Should make a fine shooter.
Modern $ 2,175.
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