Model 1895

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Winchester 1895 First Model Experimental Rifle .30 US unserialized mfg 1896

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Winchester 1895 First Model Experimental Rifle .30 US unserialized
mfg 1896 - TC Johnson patent bottom unloading prototype and listed on Page 56 as #296 of Win Reference Collection book. No receiver or tang markings, buckhorn rear & early pinned-blade front sight. Magazine, lever, crescent buttplate, and screws remain in the white, unpolished. Receiver and bolt retain 97% original brilliant blue, barrel 98% bright blue, walnut stocks retain almost all of their original varnish finish; vivid case colors remain on hammer & extractor, bore appears to be unfired.


Winchester 1895 Second Model Experimental Rifle .30 US unserialized mfg 1896

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Winchester 1895 Second Model Experimental Rifle .30 US unserialized
mfg 1896 - TC Johnson patent bottom unloading prototype as listed in the Winchester Reference Collection book. No provisions for a rear barrel or receiver sight (no rear sight dovetail), pinned-blade front sight with large ramp. 99% original bright blue remains on receiver, mag and barrel; walnut stocks retain almost all of their original varnish finish; vivid case colors remain on hammer & extractor w/faded case colors on crescent buttplate; bore is excellent.


Winchester 1895 Deluxe First Model Rifle .30 US s/n 65 mfg 1895

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Winchester 1895 Deluxe First Model Rifle .30 US s/n 65
mfg 1895 - 28" round barrel, fancy checkered walnut pistol grip stock w/rubber shotgun buttplate, factory oval silver-plated plate in stock with monogram "J.A.M.G.", coin silver rocky mountain front sight, sling swivels. Rifle retains 85% original blue, and most of the original piano finish remain on stocks.


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Winchester 1895 First Model Musket .30 US s/n 808
mfg 1896 - 28" round barrel, double barrel bands and Model 52 military rear sight; blued flat-sided receiver with blued buttplate, and factory sling swivels mounted; case color hardened hammer, blued lever and blued trigger; straight grain American walnut stock; left side of buttstock at wrist has presentation plaque marked “BEQUEST OF MAJOR HENRY E. SMITH”.
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Winchester 1895  First Model Deluxe Casehardened Rifle .30 US s/n 815

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Winchester 1895 First Model Deluxe Casehardened Rifle 40-72 WCF s/n 814 mfg 1896 – 28” round barrel; color casehardened receiver & crescent buttplate; Lyman 21 receiver, sporting rear and Lyman “Jack” front sights; fancy checkered walnut stocks with capped pistol grip and crescent buttplate.  There were only five casehardened model 1895s made and only this one was made in chambered 40-72 WCF.  As of this writing, this is the only casehardened model 1895 known to collectors.


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Winchester First Model 1895 Experimental Musket .30 US s/n 2369
mfg 1896 – 28" round barrel; full magazine; 1,800-yard musket-style graduated ladder rear sight; forged ramp front sight with pinned steel blade and ivory bead; dense highly-figured tiger-striped walnut stocks w/carbine/musket buttplate, trap door, cleaning jag and brush implement; full forend with no upper handguard. Includes a very lengthy Winchester factory letter of authentication from the Cody Firearms Museum (see below) and one from renowned Winchester historian and author George Madis.


Winchester 1895 U.S.-Marked Musket .30 US caliber s/n 18689

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Winchester 1895 U.S.-Marked Musket .30 US caliber s/n 18689
mfg 1898 - 28” round barrel; musket-style graduated rear sight; ramp style front sight with pinned steel blade; dense straight-grain walnut stocks w/carbine buttplate & trap door; full forend w/upper hand guard; U.S.-marked on top of receiver; K.S.M. (Kelly S. Morse) government inspector markings on barrel, forend, hammer, lever, trigger link and buttplate; rarely seen patent date marking on left side of receiver (correct for this serial range). Receiver retains 80% blue turning a smooth patina; barrel retains 90% blue thinning at the muzzle; mag, lever & buttplate retain 70% finish, stock remain in very good condition with minor dings and mars. An order for 10,000 model 1895 muskets was ordered by the Army on May 3, 1898, at a cost of $207,000. Only 100 of these muskets saw service in the Philippines, shipped from San Francisco in September of 1899 and were issued to the 33 rd Volunteer Infantry for testing. Sometime in 1900, they were returned to the US and were sold to a Boston arms dealer who presumably disposed of them on the commercial market. The remaining 9,900 muskets were purchased by the M. Hartley Company and most of them were eventually shipped to Cuba in 1906.


Winchester 1895 Rifle .38-72 s/n 20510 mfg 1899

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Winchester 1895 Deluxe Second Model Rifle .38-72 WCF s/n 20510
mfg 1899 - Part round full-matted barrel; Lyman 21-WR receiver sight, barrel blank in rear seat; fancy checkered walnut stocks; shotgun butt w/hard rubber butt plate. Receiver retains 90% receiver blue w/partial flaking on right side; 95% barrel blue; bright shiny bore. In a study of the original Winchester factory records on file at the Cody Firearms Museum, there were 72 part-round barreled model 1895’s produced, and this one is matted.


Winchester 1895 Second Model Deluxe Engraved Rifle .30 US s/n 23039

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John Ulrich Engraved Winchester Model 1895 Deluxe Rifle .30 US s/n 23039
mfg 1899 - 28″ round barrel marked “30 US” encased in scroll flourish with single platinum band. Left side is rolled stamped “NICKEL STEEL BARREL ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER”.
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Historic Winchester 1895 Kentucky National Guard Musket .30 US s/n 25636
mfg 1900 - 28" round barrel; pedestal front with pinned blade sight, military stair step ladder rear sight with hand guard.


Winchester 1895 Deluxe Engraved Rifle .30 US s/n 31095 mfg 1901

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Winchester 1895 Deluxe Engraved Rifle .30 US s/n 31095
mfg 1901 - 28” round barrel; rare early pattern factory engraved receiver by Stokes (similar to a pattern pictured in the Madis book); fancy tiger-striped checkered walnut stocks with rubber shotgun buttplate. Receiver and magazine retain 40% original blue, balance patina; barrel retains 85% blue; stocks retain almost all of their original varnish finish. Stokes was a Winchester factory engraver from approximately 1887 to 1920. All of the features of this gun, including the engraving by Stokes, are verified by Madis letter.


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Winchester 1895 Second Model Cheekpiece Rifle 30 U.S. s/n 31191
mfg 1901 - 28" round barrel, straight grained, straight grip walnut stock with a cheek piece and hard rubber shotgun buttplate. Front sight is a beaded blade pinned in the integral base, with a Lyman Number 6 leaf rear and windage-adjustable Lyman 21 receiver sight. Equipped with sling swivel bases dovetailed into the barrel and screwed into the butt.


Winchester 1895 Deluxe Second Model Rifle .35 WCF s/n 38557 mfg 1902

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Winchester 1895 Deluxe Second Model Rifle .35 WCF s/n 38557
mfg 1902 – 24” round matted barrel; fancy checkered cheek piece stock; Lyman hunting front, leaf and receiver sights; sling swivels, steel shotgun buttplate. Receiver and barrel retain 85% bright blue just starting to tone; lever retains about 40%; stocks retain all of their original varnish finish. Extremely rare deluxe ’95 with cheek piece and matted barrel. Includes authentication notes by the noted Winchester expert and historian, George Madis, describing the characteristics of this gun.


Ulrich Engraved Winchester 1895 Short Rifle .30 US 03 s/n 62448

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Ulrich Engraved Winchester 1895 Short Rifle .30 US 03 s/n 62448
mfg 1910 – 22” round barrel; Style 4 engraved receiver w/game scene and bear on left side; hunter and stags on right side; gold inlay bands on the receiver, barrel and crescent buttplate; fancy style D carved walnut stocks with oak leaves and brass shield inlayed on left side of buttstock. Provenance: Henry A. Snow; then consigned to Bonhams & Butterfields Auction of April 21, 2008, by Snow’s grandson and subsequently purchased by Mike Clark of Collectors Firearms. Rob Kassab is the current owner.


Winchester 1895 Second Model Deluxe Rifle .35 WCF s/n 63909 mfg 1911

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Winchester 1895 Second Model Deluxe Rifle .35 WCF s/n 63909
mfg 1911 – 24” round barrel, rare fancy Grade B carved walnut stocks, case colored crescent buttplate, sling screw eyes. Barrel retains 90% original blue finish; receiver and magazine retain 85% original bright blue; crescent buttplate show original case colors turning dark; stocks retain a high degree of original varnish. Includes authentication notes by the noted Winchester expert and historian, George Madis, describing the characteristics of this gun.


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Winchester 1895 Second Model Rifle .30 Army s/n 68180B
mfg 1910 - 28" round barrel, straight grain walnut in a factory modified musket configuration without top hand guard and shortened forend. Blade in integral base front and Lyman receiver sight; plug screws in barrel for an absent musket type sight. Barrel is marked with "8-25-16" and is in the unpolished, white. Rifle was used by Winchester as a test rifle being in inventory as of 3-11-1957 and listed in the book 'The Standard Velocity Test Rifle'.


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Winchester 1895 Deluxe Takedown Cheekpiece Rifle .35 WCF s/n 73026
mfg 1911 – 24” round barrel; beaded dovetailed front sight in forged base with a Lyman Number 6 leaf rear and Lyman 21 receiver sight; fancy American walnut oil-finished checkered cheek piece stocks with hard rubber buttplate and oval gold inscription plate “FNS” inlayed into the top of the buttstock. Metal retains approximately 80-90% coverage of original thinning blue.
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Stokes Engraved Winchester 1895 Deluxe Rifle.405 WCF s/n 75740
mfg 1915. – 24” round barrel; blade front and sporting rear sight; Stokes Style 5 engraving is present on the upper tang, receiver, the bolt and on top rear of the barrel and consists of a vine and leaf scroll motif along with game scenes on the sides; fancy checkered American walnut stocks have minor handling marks but retain a high degree of their original factory finish with a hard rubber Winchester shotgun buttplate


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Winchester Model 1895 Russian Contract Musket 7.62 mm s/n 277650
mfg. 1916 - 28" round barrel straight grain American walnut stocks; receiver shows Russian Arsenal proof on forward right side; clip guides attached to the top of the receiver and swivel mount at the front of the mag; Russian inspection mark on the right side of the buttstock.
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Winchester 1895 Short Rifle/Carbine .30-06 s/n 398779

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Winchester 1895 Short Rifle/Carbine .30-06 s/n 398779
mfg 1920 – 24” round barrel; carbine buttstock, forend and hand guard w/o sight cutout; Lyman 41 receiver sight & high ramp front sight; no saddle ring. 99% bright blue finish remains; oil finished walnut stocks remain in excellent like-new condition. Gun was originally the property of the government of Monaco and used by national guards in that country. Includes authentication notes by the noted Winchester expert and historian, George Madis, describing the characteristics of this gun.


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Winchester Model 1895 SRC .30 Army s/n 401554
mfg 1921 – 22” round barrel; blade front and adjustable ladder military pattern rear sight; straight grain American walnut stocks with carbine buttplate trapdoor retaining the original US Government pull-thru cleaner.
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Winchester 1895 Deluxe Second Model SRC .30-06 s/n 414603

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Winchester 1895 Deluxe Second Model SRC .30-06 s/n 414603
mfg 1922 - 22" round barrel; fancy checkered walnut stocks with 1" longer pull, sling swivels & steel checkered shotgun buttplate; carbine rear and Lyman receiver sight w/windage adjustment. Carbine retains 50% original blue finish with the balance turning plum. Stocks retain almost all of their original varnish finish. Extremely rare deluxe '95 carbine.


 

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