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.405 WCF, 24" round barrel, S/N 48555 (mfg. ca 1905). Blued finish, deluxe walnut checkered strait-grip stock with hard rubber Winchester buttplate and deluxe Schnabel forend with contrasting wood inlay. Five-leaf Express rear sight, graduated to 500 yards. The factory letter lists this Model 1895 as a .405 WCF rifle with fancy checkered stock, oil finish and shotgun butt. It was shipped from the warehouse in May 1905, repaired and returned in April 1906, and repaired and returned again in January 1907. The 5-leaf express sight is not mentioned in the factory letter.