Model 53 Repeating Rifle

The Model 1892, standardized and modernized.

In order to keep the Model 1892 rifle action on the market, Winchester elected in 1924 to discontinue all of the items in that line and continue manufacturing the rifle in only one standard style, barrel type and length, in solid frame and takedown style. (This change did not affect the Model 1892 carbine, which was manufactured until 1941.)

The Model 53 was introduced in the 1924 catalog with its 22" round barrel, shotgun-style buttstock with a checkered steel buttplate, and a change in sight equipment. This rifle was not a big seller, and was again revamped and marketed as the Model 65.

PGW carries the black plastic reproduced buttplate for this model, as well as stocks for the Model 65. Please see the Model 65 page for item selection.

Winchester Model 53 Buttstock with fluted comb

Winchester 53 Rifle Buttstock


Straight Grip/Shotgun Style Buttplate

Winchester Model 53 Forearm

Winchester Model 53 Forearm


Forearm specifically for Model 53 barrels, which are of a rapid-taper design, slightly slimmer than standard Model 1892 round rifle barrels.
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Winchester 53 Shotgun Style Buttplate


Black plastic reproduced buttplate, checkered, with Winchester logo. Requires two screws which are available elsewhere on this page.

Winchester Buttplate Screws

A pair of blued screws of the proper size and configuration for Winchester rifle buttplates. 
Deluxe Stock Finishing Kit

Stock Finishing Kits

Convenient in-a-box supplies for fitting and finishing stocks. Save money by ordering the kit!

We offer two stock finishing kits. The Standard Kit consists of inletting black, three grits of sandpaper, filler/sealer, PGW Classic Oil Finish, neutral colored gunstock wax, a green "Scotch-Brite" pad (replaces steel wool), polishing cloth, and brushes. Our Deluxe Kit adds a straight file, a half round file, and straight and curved hand gouges -- everything you need to properly fit and finish stocks at a savings over buying the products individually, in one handy box. The Standard Kit is $29.50; the Deluxe Kit is $49.50. Note: Due to Postal and Customs Regulations, we are unable to ship this item internationally, including shipments to Canada.