Winchester John Wayne 100th Anniversary Custom Grade Model 1892 And to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of movie legend John Wayne, Winchester is presenting two limited-edition Model 1892 lever guns for 2007. Both grades feature the large loop lever that Wayne always carried in his Westerns. Chambered in .44-40 caliber with 18 1/2-inch barrels, the carbines are engraved with likenesses of the actor on both sides of the action and feature scroll engraving with Wayne’s signature and banners that read “Courage, Strength, Grit” and “John Wayne, American, 1907-2007.” The High Grade Model has an engraved silver nickel nitride receiver, while the Custom Grade has gold embellishm
ents and fancier wood. There will be 4,000 High Grade models made and only 1,000 Custom Grades, priced at $1,999 and $3,499, respectively.