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WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 69066. Cal. 45-90. Standard grade rifle with 26″ rnd bbl, full magazine, silver bead Jack front sight, slot blank in rear seat and a Lyman 21 receiver sight. Rifle has color case hardened receiver, forend cap & buttplate. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock and crescent buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this rifle in caliber 45-90 with rnd bbl & plain trigger received in warehouse Sept. 23, 1892 and shipped Oct. 5, 1892 with two other Model 1886s to Order #7012. No mention of the Lyman receiver sight. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 98% strong orig blue with a couple of small wear spots from an old rear sight installation; receiver retains almost all of its factory case colors, brilliant on sides, faded over top & bottom; lever & hammer retain brilliant case colors, faded on top edge of hammer and outer faces of lever; forend cap & buttplate retain faded case colors. Wood is sound with a few minor nicks & light bruises and retains about all of an old refinish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44498 JR53 (6,000-10,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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