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*SCARCE WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 120109. Cal. 45-70. Standard grade carbine with 22″ bbl, full magazine, silver bead front sight, carbine ladder rear sight and a stud & ring in left side of receiver. Mounted with nicely figured, uncheckered, slab sawed American walnut with straight stock & carbine buttplate. Buttstock & forearm band have sling eyes. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this carbine, as found, received in warehouse May 20, 1900 and shipped Sept. 10, 1900 to Order #4956. Returned & repaired Sept. 10, 1907. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 90-92% strong orig blue with thinning around rear sight; receiver retains faded case colors in sheltered areas being mostly a silver brown patina. Buttstock has a small gouge out of the comb with a couple of carved notches below the sling eye and all the wood appears to have been cleaned with a light finish applied; forearm retains most of an old refinish. Mechanics are fine, very bright shiny bore. 4-44511 JR58 (5,000-8,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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