543. Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Musket

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serial #25347, 30-40 Krag, 28" barrel with a fair bore that shows oxidation and pitting throughout but visible rifling. The receiver and lever area show an original blue finish that has turned to a dull gray patina with a few moderate dings on underside of magazine, some light dings on top of breechblock, a couple small areas of light pitting on left side of magazine, scattered freckling and silvering. The barrel and bands are turning a dull brown patina with scattered oxidation staining and the buttplate shows oxidation staining throughout. The walnut stock rates very good as lightly cleaned with a couple minor abrasions, a few dings, light scratches and handling marks. The upper tang is marked "WINCHESTER/MODEL 1895" and there are no visible caliber markings on the receiver. The musket has the 800-1800 yard rear sight and the front receiver screw appears to be a replacement. A solid early 1895 musket that will make a great addition to any Winchester collection. (208158-26) {C&R} (1000/1500) SOLD FOR $1,955.00

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