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FINE SPECIAL ORDER DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 61597. Cal. 38-56. Beautiful deluxe ’86 with special order 28″ oct to rnd bbl, button magazine, silver bead express front sight, sporting rear sight and a Lyman loop tang sight. Receiver is color case hardened and it has a sgl set trigger. Mounted with extremely beautiful, 3-4X American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and serpentine pistol grip stock with black insert, a deep Swiss cheekpiece and nickeled brass Swiss buttplate. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is marked with assembly number “250” and “XXX”. Matching assembly number is found in top tang channel of buttstock. Buttplate is unnumbered which is not unusual for Swiss buttplates. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine plus. Bbl retains 97-98% strong orig blue with only faint sharp edge wear; receiver retains about all of its orig case colors on sides and top, moderately faded, bright in sheltered areas, turned silver on bottom with distinctive dbl shellac lines; hammer & lever retain about all of their orig case colors, bright on back edge of hammer and strong on sides of lever, lightly to moderately faded on outer faces of lever. Wood is sound with a few light nicks & scratches and a small chip at the edge of the cheekpiece and overall retains about all of its orig bright piano varnish finish with some touch-up on bottom rear edge of forearm. Mechanics are crisp, very bright shiny bore. 4-46083 JR316 (10,000-15,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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