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*RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 “BIG 50” SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 126051. Cal. 50 Ex. (50-110). Standard grade carbine with 22″ bbl, full magazine, German silver front sight and 3-leaf platinum line express rear sight. Receiver is blue finish with a stud & ring in left side. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & carbine buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this carbine in 50 Ex. caliber, Winchester High Velocity smokeless sights, received in warehouse Sept. 13, 1902 and shipped two days later to Order #153361. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 98% strong orig blue with some scattered minor spots of surface rust; receiver retains about 96-97% bright orig blue with some fine flaking, sharp edge wear and a few scattered spots of light rust; lever & hammer retain bright case colors, turned silver on top edge of hammer and fading on outer faces of the lever; buttplate retains traces of case colors. Wood is sound with a few very minor storage & handling nicks & scratches and retains about all of a professionally restored finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, shows little or no use. 4-44519 JR60 (17,500-27,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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