New: Smith & Wesson Model 1854 With Walnut Furniture

Smith & Wesson’s Model 1854 lever-action rifle lineup has a new variant with walnut furniture and black Armornite finish.

posted on June 20, 2024
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The newest lever-action rifle in Smith & Wesson’s Model 1854 series sports a walnut fore-end and stock.
Photo courtesy of Smith & Wesson

It’s safe to say that Smith & Wesson’s Model 1854 lever-action rifle took the shooting sports world by storm after its big debut at SHOT Show 2024 in Las Vegas, Nev., earlier this year. Now, the company is expanding the Model 1854 lineup with a new model featuring walnut furniture.

Model 1854 w/walnut furniture
Note the large loop operating lever. Overall weight is 7.1 pounds, and the length is 36 inches.


The new Smith & Wesson Model 1854 Traditional Walnut lever-action rifle (SKU: 13809, MSRP: $1,399) is chambered in .44 Rem. Mag. like the other models in the Model 1854 lineup. It also retains the forged 416 stainless steel forged receiver, 19¼-inch stainless steel barrel, flat-face trigger and 9+1 capacity, plus the top-mounted Picatinny rail for mounting optics. Where it differs is the new walnut fore-end and stock, which both sport textured grip panels.

Smith & Wesson Model 1854 lever-action rifles incorporate a side loading gate, and use side ejection and a removable mag tube for ease of unloading.

More from Smith & Wesson about the Model 1854 lever-action rifle: “A triumph of over 170 years of craftsmanship. This lever-action rifle seamlessly melds precision engineering and timeless design with modern features.”

The Model 1854’s 19¼-inch stainless steel barrel has a 1:20-inch right-hand twist (eight-groove), plus an Armornite finish, much like the receiver, which is also made from stainless steel. As for the muzzle, it is 11/16-24 threaded and includes a thread protector.

Model 1854
The Smith & Wesson Model 1854 is a side-gate-loading lever-action rifle.


In addition to the 4¾-inch-long Picatinny rail for optics-mounting, the Model 1854 lever-action rifle will accept mounts that are compatible with the Marlin 1894 hole pattern.

For iron sight duties, there is a gold bead in the front and in the rear is a XS Sights adjustable ghost ring.

Perhaps best of all, the new Model 1854 lever-action rifle with walnut furniture is attractively priced, with MSRP set at $1,399, which is only $120 more than the base model.

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