Winchester Model 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative Set Rifle, Carbine 30-30 C&R

SOLD FOR: $1,605.01

WOA#:  WY240406RW002 & WY240406RW003

Make: Winchester

Model: 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative Rifle & Carbine

Serial Number:

Rifle: WC8828

Carbine: WC8829

Year of Manufacture:  1968, C&R

Caliber: .30-30 Winchester

Action Type: Lever Action Rifle with Tubular Magazine

Barrel Length:

Rifle:  26” Octagon

Carbine:  20” Octagon

Sights / Optics:   For both rifles: The front sight is a tall beaded blade dovetailed to the barrel. The rear sight is a U-notch elevator sight that is dovetailed to the slide.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stocks are two-piece smooth wood with a capped forend, straight grip, straight comb, and steel buttplate. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13.5″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate.  Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition. There is no handling wear on either rifle.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bores are bright and the rifling is sharp.  There is no erosion in the bores.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifles each retain about 99% of its metal finish. The actions show no operation wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, these rifles rate in about Excellent-Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly.  As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This set comes with their original commemorative factory boxes with paperwork.  Please see photos.

Our Assessment:

The Winchester Model 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative Set is a special edition rifle set produced to honor the legendary American showman and frontier scout, Buffalo Bill Cody. Introduced in 1968, this commemorative set celebrates the historical significance and contributions of Buffalo Bill to American culture and the Wild West era. The set includes two rifles: a rifle with a 26-inch octagonal barrel and a carbine with a 20-inch round barrel, both chambered in .30-30 Winchester, a classic and versatile hunting cartridge.

These commemorative rifles are renowned for their distinctive and ornate design. Both firearms feature a high-polish blued finish on the barrel and receiver, embellished with engravings.

The stocks of the rifles are made from high-grade walnut, featuring a rich, satin finish. The buttstock of each rifle is adorned with a medallion bearing Buffalo Bill’s likeness, further enhancing the commemorative aspect of the set.

Functionally, the Model 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative rifles retain the reliable lever-action mechanism for which the Winchester Model 94 is famous. This action, combined with the .30-30 Winchester chambering, makes the rifles not only valuable collectibles but also capable hunting firearms.

Overall, this Winchester Model 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative Set is highly prized by collectors and firearms enthusiasts for its historical significance, detailed craftsmanship, and connection to the legacy of Buffalo Bill Cody. These rifles represent a blend of functional firearm excellence and rich American heritage, making them a cherished addition to any collection. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Winchester Model 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative Set Rifle, Carbine 30-30 C&R
Winchester Model 94 Buffalo Bill Commemorative Set Rifle, Carbine 30-30 C&R