Winchester Model 1892 218 Bee

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Winchester Model 1892 218 Bee  Guns > Rifles > Winchester Rifles - Modern Lever > Other Lever > Pre-64
Description: This Winchester started life as a Model 1892 saddle ring carbine in 1908 (serial #450350). It was small caliber, either .25-20 or .32-20. Sometime in 1937 or after it was returned to the factory, fitted with a Model 65 lever and lower tang, and re-worked. We’ll never know for sure what it left the factory chambered for this second time, because we got it as an action only. There is an assembly number on the lower tang and it is factory finish, with the saddle ring stud holes on the left side tapped and filled with screws the same as the front mounting screw hole in the upper tang. Receiver sight holes have also been added to the left rear of the receiver. All this appears to be factory work.

Columbia Precision fitted the stocks, magazine, barrel and sights. The barrel is a replacement – not original Winchester, but marked accordingly with all the proper dovetails and contours. It is now in the exact conformation in which the Model 65 was produced, and in the sought after .218 Bee caliber - one of the original "wildcats" from the '30's. There is a mend on the butt stock on the right side where the upper tang meets the receiver, and the stocks are originals, not reproductions. This is a great opportunity to have a Model 65 (1892) Winchester in .218 Bee at half the price of an original in similar condition. And, it shoots like a new barrel because it is!

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Our prices reflect a 4% discount for cash or certified funds (Cashier’s Check, USPS Money Order – no Western Union or other type money order). Credit card payments do not receive this discount. We can take VISA or MasterCard and will consider trades for U.S. gold and silver coins at spot value. Contact information can be found by Googling Columbia Precision (tang sights).


Condition: Used - See Item Description
Brand: Winchester
Caliber: .218 Bee
Location: CO

Trades Accepted: Yes.

Prices are generally firm, but some trades are excepted for partial payment. Cashier's Checks are the preferred method of payment, USPS Money Orders, 2nd choice. Personal checks are held for two weeks, and discouraged. No PayPal. Foreign sales are possible with proper brokerage, payment (usually credit card) and shipping arrangements. We will ship to California (which is almost a foreign country!) Layaway is possible for items priced over $1500, with payments including 1/3 down, 1/3 at 30 days and final payment with shipping at 60 days. Card fees are 4% with VISA and MasterCard preferred. Shipping is generally USPS Priority, insured. Shipping amounts quoted may be changed to the exact cost if requested, and overseas shipping will be charged on specific individual item shipping cost. With two partners, I own Pawnee Sportsmens Center LLC, near Fort Collins, Colorado. We have trap & skeet, sporting clays, rifle/pistol, 1000-yard range, 3-gun, cowboy action shooting, and upland game bird hunting. I have done antique and obsolete firearms repairs as well as restorations and appraisals for 40 years. I primarily deal in Lever Action Winchesters and Colt Single Action Army revolvers. We have some Colt and Winchester parts, and I manufacture the Columbia Precision Tang Peep Sight for lever guns and some single shots. If you Google Columbia Precision, you can get to my direct email

Shipping Notes: Priority, insured.

Item #: 994354248
SKU: 1892 M65
Stock No.: RB'92.218350
Seller Since: Feb. 2002
Identity Verified ( Timnath, CO )
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City: Timnath
State: CO
Phone: 303-808-2007
Price:
$3,250.00


Shipping: $3,250.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Check Money Order
Returns: No Returns

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