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FINE DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 89895. Cal. 40-82. Beautiful ’86 with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight, semi-buckhorn rear sight and sgl-set trigger. Mounted with about 2X center crotch flame grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and serpentine pistol grip stock with black insert and crescent buttplate. Stock & forend cap have sling eyes. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this rifle, as found, received in warehouse July 27, 1894 and shipped same day with four other Model 1886s to Order #16242. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine plus. Bbl & magazine tube retain 97-98% strong orig factory blue; forend cap retains about all of its orig case colors, brilliant in sheltered areas, moderately faded elsewhere; receiver retains about 90% strong case colors, brilliant in areas on the sides, fading over the top and mostly silvered on bottom; lever & hammer retain faded case colors. Wood is sound with light handling & storage nicks & scratches and retains about all of a restored finish; stock does not fit well around top tang. Mechanics are fine, very bright shiny bore. 4-44475 JR46 (12,500-17,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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