Model 1894 No. 814

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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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