WINCHESTER 1894 (94) SADDLE RING CARBINE (SRC), IN DESIRABLE 30-30 WIN CALIBER (30 W.C.F.), MADE IN 1912
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Category: Winchester Rifles - Model 1894 Pre-64 - Winchester Rifles - Lever Pre-64
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Member Since: 8/4/13
Country: United States
Number of Active Listings: 25
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Bank Cashier’s Checks and Postal Money Orders.
The bore in this rifle is excellent, with strong lands and grooves. I have scrubbed the bore completely clean with Colt 45 scrub pad slivers, as spiral-wrapped around a 30 caliber brass bristle brush. Bore grease was applied afterward, to preserve this nice bore.
The action functions crisply as it should, and the hammer safety notch is not broken. The original saddle ring is intact. All markings are strong, including the “Model 1894” etc. on the upper tang, the Winchester proof on the action ring, and serial number. The frame is mostly a smooth gray, with traces of original blue. The serial number 601072 indicates manufactured in 1912.
The 20” barrel is marked “30 W.C.F.” and “Nickel Steel Barrel / Especially For Smokeless Powder”. The Winchester two-line address is also boldly stamped on this barrel. The barrel is generally a smooth gray, but there are some scattered places on the forward left side where pitting is present. There are no banged-up places on any of the metal surfaces: barrel, magazine tube, receiver and its components, or buttplate.
The wood stocks are generally even or proud to the adjacent metal surfaces. The crescent butt was on this carbine when purchased, and based on the presence of dried oil and grime that was packed between the tangs and wood, it has been there a long time. The fore end and buttstock have random dings from normal ranch use.
Overall this is a decent Winchester M1894 Saddle Ring Carbine, in the desirable 30-30 caliber, priced to sell quickly.
No International sales. Not being sold as a shooter, but as a collector’s Winchester SRC. If you want to shoot any older gun, first take it to a competent gunsmith and have it checked out.
Three day inspection period, but please ask questions prior to buying (see additional notes on returns at bottom). I have additional pictures that can be sent on request.
I accept Bank Cashier’s Checks and Postal Money Orders. No personal checks or Western Union MO’s. Payment must be received within seven days after sale date, and sent by Priority Mail with Tracking Number provided by buyer. Shipping by FedEx Ground (10” x 10” x 45” box) with insurance $62.00 (and tracking number provided to buyer). Usually shipping occurs within 3 days after payment received.