PAT GARRETT’S WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 LEVER ACTION RIFLE.
Serial no. 25530 for 1899, .30 US caliber 28 inch round blued barrel. Ramped rear-sight. Schnabel fore-end with ebony insert. Gold (?) plaque engraved in script Pat Garrett / Las Cruces. Condition: Very Good to Fine. Thinning blue to barrel and frame. Stock with marks commensurate with age.
Provenance: descended through the family to Jarvis Garrett; sold to Calvin Moerbe of Round Rock, TX, 1978 (letter dated August 20, 1983); sold to Jim and Theresa Earle, July 1983 at Round Rock.
Publications: Guns of the Gunfighters, p 164 (pictured with Jarvis Garrett).
We do not sell post 1898 firearms to California residents unless they have a valid FFL or Relic and Curio license. Old West Gun Room in El Cerrito, CA will handle all in state and out of state transfers. His fees are $100 per gun plus any applicable shipping charges. By purchasing this lot you agree that you will be solely responsible for compliance with all applicable Legal Requirements governing the purchase, sale, transfer and shipping of Firearms. The Firearms must be shipped only to a Federal Firearms License holder (“FFL Holder”). You must transmit a copy of your (or your FFL Holder’s) license to the seller before the Firearms can be shipped. You must make arrangements with an FFL Holder before placing a bid. It is very important that you contact an FFL Holder before placing a bid in order to verify the complete cost of the transfer, the legality of the item in your area, and to make sure you qualify to pass any required background checks. “Firearms” shall have the meaning provided under the Gun Control Act of 1968, 18 U.S.C. 101 et seq. “Legal Requirements” means all applicable legal requirements for the sale, transfer and transport of the item, including but not limited to statutes, regulations and/or requirements of any country, state locality, province, municipality or other government authority or regulatory entity regarding sales or auctions, the sale and/or transfer of the item, export or import control, taxation, duties or tariffs, and licensing of brokers and dealers. In his 1983 letter of documentation, Jarvis Garrett describes the present gun as belonging to his father, lawman Pat Garrett, mentioning that “the lawman used this rifle during hunting trips into the mountains near his Las Cruces, New Mexico, ranch.”
Very good to fine. Thinning blue to barrel and frame. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.
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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21% when bidding through witherells.com.
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