"MODEL 1894 DELUXE LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 206055.. Cal. 30WCF. Special Order 26" oct to rnd bbl with half mag, combination front sight, slot blank filling rear dovetail and mounted with a short tang sight. Mounted with semi-fancy American walnut checkered pistol grip with grip cap and crescent butt. Forend cap, receiver and lever are all engraved in a large bank note scroll with a fine brush stroke background. Accompanied by a Winchester Cody letter that is most unusual. The body of letter is under remarks and "A new receiver sent out, receiver plated and engraved by customer. Received in the warehouse March 4, 1904. Shipped from warehouse March 4, 1904. On June 25, 1904 receiver returned and the factory made the following rifle. 30 cal., half oct, plain trigger, half mag, plain pistol grip, checkered, buttplate and finger lever plated in factory, Lyman rear cup disk, combination front sight. Shipped June 27, 1904. CONDITION: Very Fine. Bbl retains 85-90% original blue with a cleaned area behind front sight that has blended to a mellow patina. Forend cap, receiver, lever and buttplate retain virtually of their orig factory nickel. Hammer retains most of its bright original case colors. Stock with its I-style checkering is solid with a small chip at left corner of top tang and receiver with just a few light handling marks and scratches. Forend has just the normal light nicks and scratches with one depression dent near checkering on right hand side. Both stock and forend retain most of their orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp. Bore is bright and shiny. 4-33304 (7,000-12,000)"
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