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*RARE SPECIAL ORDER SEMI-DELUXE “BIG 50” WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 158359. Cal. 50 Ex.(50-110). Beautiful semi-deluxe rifle with 26″ oct to rnd bbl, scarce full magazine, takedown with Sheard front sight, platinum line rear sight and Lyman tang sight. Mounted with nicely figured, slab sawed American walnut with I-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock with Winchester hard rubber buttplate. This rifle was produced in 1921 near the very end of 1886 production and the caliber is unusual in this late configuration. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus. Overall retains about 98% bright orig blue with only faint sharp edge wear and one small spot on top of bbl. Wood is sound with a very few, light, scattered nicks & scratches with buttstock retaining virtually all of its orig factory finish; forearm has a repaired crack and retains most of a restored finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, may be unfired. 4-44490 JR50 (20,000-35,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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