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[ Firearms ] *RARE WINCHESTER SPECIAL ORDER MODEL 1892 SADDLE RING
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[ Firearms ] *RARE WINCHESTER SPECIAL ORDER MODEL 1892 SADDLE RING CARBINE Cal. 44WCF E44-40). Rare standard grade saddle ring carbine with 20in. oct bbl, full magazine, very nicely figured uncheckered wood with straight stock and smooth steel carbine buttplate. The forearm is trapper length of 7.875in. Bbl has a dovetail rifle front sight and carbine ladder rear sight. It also has a rifle magazine band and special thin bbl band around forearm. Left side of receiver has a staple and ring. Approximately 1in. in front of foreend tip is a second dovetail on bottom of bbl. Bbl is double proofed with very late style markings This same configuration with the extra dovetail and trapper length forearm was observed by this cataloger on approximately 100 other Model 1892 carbines and short rifles at Stembridge & Ellis Gun Rentals of Glendale and Los Angeles, CA According to their records those rifles and carbines were ordered directly from Winchester by these movie gun rental agencies, both of which are now out of business This carbine, along with two of the special short rifles at Stembridge Gun Rentals, are the only three pieces observed with much original condition remaining. Accompanied by a two page letter from George Madis certifying the authenticity of this carbine through conversations with Edwin Pugsley, a retired long-time Winchester management employee. He states that only a few of this type rifle or carbine was produced and were either shipped overseas or sold to the movie industry. SN 944985. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, as new retaining virtually all its original fine Winchester finish with a thumbnail spot of flaking on the bottom of the receiver and another small spot on the upper right side. Wood is exceptionally fine with only one or two minor tiny handling and storage marks. The buttplate also retains virtually all its original finish Brilliant shiny bore. 4-48814 JR622
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